Born 1846

Biography: 19th Century Aerial photographer Arthur Batut

Biography: 19th Century Aerial photographer Arthur Batut

Arthur Batut (1846 – 1918) was a French photographer and pioneer of aerial photography. His book on kite aerial photography appeared in 1890 and contained an aerial photograph taken in 1889 from a kite over Labrugui√®re, where he spent most his life until he died there in 1918. It is believed that in 1887 or 1888 he was the first…