Aerial photographs

Aerial photographs.

Aerial photographs exist as oblique pictures and vertical pictures, in the collections of The Royal Library these exist often as both negatives and printcopies.
The biggest collection in Denmark are situated in The Department of Maps, Prints and Photographs

Other collections in Denmark :
National Survey    Vertical photographs 1945 onwards   

Aerodan from 1955 Private company

Kastrup Luftfoto pictures from 1965 Private company with only oblique pictures

LLO/Scankort     pictures from 1970     Private company primarily vertical photographs

Cowi produces both ordinary aerial photographs and orthophotomaps

The aerial photographic pictures in The Royal Library are in many different collections depending on the origin, the area photographed are Denmark and The Faroe Islands.

Here is a short list of the collections

Nordisk Luftfoto ( oblique town view from 1928/29) app. 1000 pictures placed in the ordinary topographic collection
Aero Ekspres ( small collection 1935-50 oblique town views) app. 5000 pictures alphabetic catalogue
Nowico ( small collection 1935-50 oblique town views) app. 5000 pictures alphabetic catalogue
Odense Luftfoto oblique pictures of farm houses 1947-1965 app. 200.000 index maps with areas photographed
Aalborg Luftfoto oblique pictures of farm houses 1938-1965 app. 200.000 index maps with flight routes
Sylvest Jensen biggest collection with more than 2.5 mill. Pictures divided in several groups, index maps and protocols.

Dansk Luftfoto/Ariel oblique pictures of houses in Denmark and The Faroe Islands 1985-1992 index maps
Kampsax big collection of high quality vertical photographs from 1965-1992 app. 500.000 index maps

Flyvertaktisk Kommando Basic Cover photographs in scale 1:25.000 by the RAF 1984 ff.
Basic Cover 1954 High quality coverage with more than 40.000 vertical photographs in scale 1:10.000

Access to the collection write to    asa@kb.dk

More information

Aerial photographs are placed in a special collection with prices according to special rules.