Author: Denis Pellerin

“L’Emp’reur, sa femme, le p’tit Prince” : The Imperial Family of France, Photography and the Stereoscope. New Book Release.

“L’Emp’reur, sa femme, le p’tit Prince” : The Imperial Family of France, Photography and the Stereoscope. New Book Release.

The latest book I have written, “L’Emp’reur, sa femme, le p’tit Prince” : The Imperial Family of France, Photography and the Stereoscope, is about the special relationship that existed between Napoleon III, the Empress Eugénie, their son and photography, including stereoscopic photography. It will be released in May 2023 but can be pre-ordered at a discount.

Joan of Arc in the Stereoscope

Joan of Arc in the Stereoscope

Photo Historian Denis Pellerin shares his incredible research into the depiction of Joan of Arc and the events to commemorate her in the stereoscope. We wish you all a very happy New Year!

John Hill, Amateur Stereo Photographer From Halifax

John Hill, Amateur Stereo Photographer From Halifax

Photo historian Denis Pellerin shares his research into a set of stereoviews by Yorkshire amateur stereo photographer John Hill. You can meet John's family and step into 1880s Britain, captured through his eyes in stereoscopic 3-D beauty!

A Stereoscopist In Perigord

A Stereoscopist In Perigord

Photo historian Denis Pellerin unveils his thorough research into a collection of 1860s French collodion stereo negatives, the photographer, and the photographic technique behind them.

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade (Part Two)

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade (Part Two)

Photo Historian Denis Pellerin returns to follow up a previous Blog post after discovering more images by the same photographer in Dury, France. This time, Denis actually takes us to northern France and brings the history of the village to the modern-day inhabitants, making new discoveries with their help.

Easter Monday Egg-Rolling at Preston

Easter Monday Egg-Rolling at Preston

An Easter-themed post as Denis Pellerin researches an unusual stereoview of a very British tradition: 'Egg Rolling at Preston'. You can still join in today, if you're so inclined!

Julien Damoy, Provision Merchant and Publisher of Stereoscopic Postcards

Julien Damoy, Provision Merchant and Publisher of Stereoscopic Postcards

We welcome back to the Stereoscopy Blog photo historian Denis Pellerin. In this post he devotes his incredible and thorough research to French provision merchant and publisher of stereoscopic postcards Julien Damoy. Despite his stereoscopic postcards being well known, very little was previously understood about the publisher himself. Denis has once again dug deep in his research (and spent a fortune on postcards!) to rediscover Damoy.

Henry Brooks, Salisbury Photographer

Henry Brooks, Salisbury Photographer

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.

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade (Part One)

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade (Part One)

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.

Mr. Spencer’s Red-Letter Day

Mr. Spencer’s Red-Letter Day

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.