A recent unearthing of one of the earliest images of a family visiting Stonehenge, in stereoscopic 3-D, has lead to the rediscovery of an eminent family of photographers and artists from Salisbury. We explore the history of Henry Brooks, his photographic studio and his family.
Author: Denis Pellerin
Photo historian Denis Pellerin blows us away yet again with his amazing research into seven French stereoscopic collodion glass negatives. He uncovers the stories of the nineteenth Century firm in the images and the photographer who took them.
Everyone experiences, at least once in their professional life, some memorable occasion, some momentous event that changes, helps or furthers their career. For the amateur stereo photographer Mr. Spencer in our story, this red-letter day took place on May 10th 1897.
This short post will be about another image of the “genre” kind which was turned into a stereo card. The publishers were the Gaudin brothers to whom I am very partial since they were the subject of the very first book devoted to the history of photography I wrote (in French).
Photo historian Denis Pellerin has researched and uncovered the strange story of Brighton photographer 'Monsieur Albert Boucher'. Beautifully Illustrated with stereoviews from 'the photographer himself', read on to discover the unusual truth behind a photographer's name.
Photo historian Denis Pellerin writes about his recent discovery of an original drawing from which a beautiful Victorian stereoview took inspiration. He researches the life of the artist, describes the meaning of the image and the heart-wrenching poem and stories it helped to create. A must-read article for fans of the book 'The Poor Man's Picture Gallery'.
Photo Historian Denis Pellerin shares with us a selection of beautiful French early 1900s stereoviews of people picnicking by the side of the road. He takes us on a journey through time, wine and stunning vehicles!
Photo Historian Denis Pellerin found a name written on the back of a portrait stereoview and writes about the discoveries he's made about the Victorian man in the image.
Photo Historian Denis Pellerin rediscovers a Victorian stereo-photographer from Manchester and writes about the information he's unearthed whilst researching him and his family.
The Stereoscopy Blog is excited to bring you our first of many posts by photo historian, life-long stereoscopy enthusiast and Director of Dr. Brian May's London Stereoscopic Company, Denis Pellerin. In this post he describes his most recent purchase of a stereoview of two sisters, his research into it and the story about them. It gives an insight into how he thoroughly researches each image for his excellent talks, articles and books.