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Flying boat moored at a jetty, c 1935.

ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: A snapshot photograph of a an Imperial Airways flying boat moored to a jetty in Southampton harbour, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935. Imperial Airways was founded in 1924 to develop air communications between Britain and the Empire. Originally a shooting term, 'snapshot' began to acquire a photographic meaning in the late 1850s. The marketing of the first Kodak camera in 1888 made popular photography available to the masses and the term 'snapshot' became more widespread. Eventually the term 'snapshot' became linked to photographs taken by non-experts with simple cameras. Such 'snapshots' record the more informal and personal aspects of everyday life often overlooked by professional photographers. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Flying boat moored at a jetty, c 1935.
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January 01, 1935
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