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Stamford Hill CVS01_01_054

Stonebridge Road, Stamford Hill and Seven Sisters Curve (part of the Tottenham and Hampstead Junction Railway), Haringey, Greater London. This image, taken from a balloon at 2000ft in May 1882, is the earliest extant aerial photograph taken in the British Isles and the worlds first truly successful vertical aerial photograph. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

Media ID 12193362

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