Aerial Photography and Archaeology

@article{Reeves1936AerialPA,
  title={Aerial Photography and Archaeology},
  author={Dache M. Reeves},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  year={1936},
  volume={2},
  pages={102 - 107}
}
  • D. Reeves
  • Published 1 October 1936
  • History
  • American Antiquity
Aerial photographs were employed in archaeological work as early as 1880. The results proved the value of aerial photographs, but the methods of raising a camera aloft were unsatisfactory until the invention of the airplane. Also the quality of cameras and sensitive plates was not very good in the early days. For these reasons, aerial photography was applied to archaeology infrequently until after the World War. Military operations accelerated the development of airplanes. Cameras were designed… 

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