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The first pigeon mounted camera was designed by German pharmacist Julius Neubronner in 1903. The innovation was brought about by Neubronner’s interest in photography and his practice of receiving and delivering prescriptions by pigeon.
Though there was some interest in using pigeons for reconnaissance purposes during both of the World Wars, the airplane proved to be more reliable. The use of pigeon-based photographs was most popular at fairs and exhibitions where individuals could purchase freshly produced aerial images in the form of postcards, some of which included the pigeon’s wing tips in the margin of the photograph.

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