The Mar 31, 1934 issue of the Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung
contained a photo of the Statue of Liberty supposedly taken from Europe by means of "infrared remote photography".
In the era of infrared remote photography
Aerial photo taken from an unprecedented height: Europe, America and the Atlantic Ocean visible on a single image.
The symbol of America, the Statue of Liberty in New York, emerges ghost-like, clearly visible behind the curvature of the earth. In the perspective of remote photography, the vast expanse of the Atlantic is shrunk to a pond. In the foreground, a tiny rocky island stands out from the sea — the archipelago of England and Ireland.