Institution Name: Flyfotoarkivet/Johan Ottesen

Institute Description: Private collection of aerial photos. Selling photos for books and to people interested in a particular area.

Country: Norway

Approximate Collection Size (up to): 500 000

Collection Scope: The collection consists of about 250 000 aerial negatives. The pictures from earlier than 1930 and to 1950 is primarly showing cities. The pictures from 1950 to 1974 is mostly showing farmsteads.

Geographic and Time Coverage: The collection cover most of Norway, but very few photos from Finnmark. The photos are from about 1929 to 1974, but mostly from 1953 to 1965.

Media Format: photographs prints, negatives

Accessibility: About 50 000 photos are now digitalized and can be seen at A catalogue at the same site gives information about the areas which the collection covers.

Address: Flyfotoarkivet/Johan Ottesen, Ottavikvegen 2, 6065 Ulsteinvik, Norway



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