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This Picture of Boston, Circa 1860, Is the World’s Oldest Surviving Aerial Photo

This Picture of Boston, Circa 1860, Is the World’s Oldest Surviving Aerial Photo

Oldest Aerial Photograph "Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It," aerial photograph from October 1860 (via Wikimedia) “Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It,” aerial photograph from October 1860 (via Metropolitan Museum of Art)

German skirmishers approach the French lines during the Battle of Sedan, in what is possibly the first 'combat photo'! Franco-Prussian War, 1870 [1280 x 754]

German skirmishers approach the French lines during the Battle of Sedan, in what is possibly the first 'combat photo'! Franco-Prussian War, 1870 [1280 x 754]

Restos de un antiguo teatro romano

Restos de un antiguo teatro romano

The oldest photograph of a U.S. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. . . that he called 'hideous'   This picture of John Quincy Adams was bought for 50 cents in an antique shop. It was taken in 1843

The oldest photograph of a U.S. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. . . that he called 'hideous'

The oldest photograph of a U.S. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. . . that he called 'hideous' This picture of John Quincy Adams was bought for 50 cents in an antique shop. It was taken in 1843

Matilda "Tillie" Pierce Alleman was 15 at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg. Her memoir "At Gettysburg, Or What A Girl Saw And Heard Of The Battle" is one of the best-known accounts of a civilian's experience of a Civil War battle.

Matilda "Tillie" Pierce Alleman was 15 at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg. Her memoir "At Gettysburg, Or What A Girl Saw And Heard Of The Battle" is one of the best-known accounts of a civilian's experience of a Civil War battle.

antiguo roma Los Mercados de Trajano agrupan un vasto complejo de edificaciones en ruinas que datan del siglo II, y que fueron construidos en el hemiciclo sur, sobre el desmonte de las laderas del Monte Quirinal, inmediatamente próximo al Foro de Trajano

antiguo roma Los Mercados de Trajano agrupan un vasto complejo de edificaciones en ruinas que datan del siglo II, y que fueron construidos en el hemiciclo sur, sobre el desmonte de las laderas del Monte Quirinal, inmediatamente próximo al Foro de Trajano

View of traffic on Wall Street in New York City, c. 1860’s. Believed to be the earliest known photo of Wall Street.

View of traffic on Wall Street in New York City, c. 1860’s. Believed to be the earliest known photo of Wall Street.

Early sections of San Francisco were built out of ships abandoned by prospectors.  The Gold Rush conjures up images of thousands of “’49ers” heading west in wagons to strike it rich in California, but many of the first prospectors actually arrived by ship—and few of them had a return ticket.

Early sections of San Francisco were built out of ships abandoned by prospectors. The Gold Rush conjures up images of thousands of “’49ers” heading west in wagons to strike it rich in California, but many of the first prospectors actually arrived by ship—and few of them had a return ticket.

Only '90s kids will remember, now kids play on tablet, phones, pc..as soon they can click or touch - 9GAG

Only '90s kids will remember, now kids play on tablet, phones, pc..as soon they can click or touch

Only '90s kids will remember, now kids play on tablet, phones, pc..as soon they can click or touch - 9GAG