• Glasgow, general view, showing Garscube Road and Great Western Road.  An oblique...
  • St Peter & St Paul's Church overlooking the town, Eye, 1953
  • Honeywell Cotton Mill in Hathershaw, Oldham, 1947. This image was marked by Aero...
  • The Gas Light and Coke Co Gas Works, Nine Elms, 1946
  • Caledonian Road and environs, Islington, 1921. This image has been produced from...
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Glasgow, general view, showing Garscube Road and Great Western Road. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west. This image has been produced from a print.
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Britain from Above

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Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. Register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.

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