- Book 16x22,5 cm, hard cover.
- Published in 1908, giving the photographic news of 1907.
photographiques by Saconney
Open Library on this site:
- Annuaire de photographie 1908
- RESTITUTIONS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES
- A paper in French by captain Saconney
In this work of 250 pages
is in the section "Variétés" a paper
written by par Saconney describing what can be done from
aerial photographs with the method of photogrammetry.
In a note on the first page, the
captain Saconney disclose his link with the colonel Laussédat
of which he was the pupil, and after his death in 1907 the
will to continue his work.
After a short reminder on the conical
perspectives, J. Th. Saconney describes several examples.
These examples are postal cards of which he ignores the
features of the camera and its location, and also some photographs
made available by E. Wenz which the quality allows some
interesting results of surveying.
There are also two historic photographs
of the old quarter Pei-tang in Pekin, taken in 1900 by the
balloon pilots of the expeditionary corps. Today there are
no remains of this quarter which has been razed to ground.
Il s'y trouve aussi deux photographies
historiques de l'ancien
In the annuaire this paper is next
to the one of E. Wenz on kite aerial photography. It is
very interesting because it is following the Laussedat's
ones written earlier, and will be followed by his own book
published in 1913.
We also remark the note page 381
on the play of E. Wenz on aerial photography where
he states that E. Wenz has been the first to use wide photographic