Tom Alfoldi aerial photographs

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Tom Alfoldi aerial photographs

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  • Statements of responsibility: Photographed by Tom Alfoldi; airplane flown by Mike Power of Shearwater Flying Centre.

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  • 15-Sep-01 (Creation)

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266 photographs: col. jpg
2 files textual records: .txt

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Fonds consists of oblique aerial photographs of Halifax and Dartmouth and environs taken at low elevation for a cancelled federal educational project. The flight was flown in an arc around Halifax Harbour and shows Eastern Passage, Shearwater base, the oil refinery, Woodside, Dartmouth, Dartmouth lakes, the bridges, Burnside, Halifax North End, Africville, downtown Halifax, George's Island, the Container ports, NorthWest Arm

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Most files numbered consecutively by camera - no index. Some were re-named by the photographer.

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      Use permitted. Please credit Tom Alfoldi, photographer and Halifax Municipal Archives and the retrieval code.

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      8 photographs were not kept due to lack of content.

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      Image metadata gives date and time of photographs - may be off by an hour as camera was set to Eastern time.


      Copied from donor's computer to DVD then to Digital Archives Holdings in 2019.

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