To accompany the exhibition ‘Henri Caruel, Stéréoscopie de Cinéma 1942-1953’, which is taking place until 1st January 2022 at the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation, 73, avenue des Gobelins, Paris 13th arrondissement, photo historian Denis Pellerin will be giving two free online 3-D talks ‘Henri Caruel, Still Stereo Photographer During the Occupation of France and the After-War Years’ and an in-person presentation at the Foundation.
The stories behind Victorian and modern stereos after Henry Wallis's 1856 work "The Death of Chatterton" and how to create similar images will be discussed by Photo Historian Denis Pellerin on the 7th October 2021, 18:30 BST. The event is free but you need to register, which you can do in this post.
Photo historian Denis Pellerin, from the Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy, will present online and in stereoscopic 3-D the advent of the Crinoline Cage. The event is on 15th Sept 2021 and is free to attend; find the registration details here.
I was very kindly given a set of six stereoviews of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. As soon as I saw them I felt inspired to research and retrace the photographer's footsteps, setting off on a mission in the rain very early the following day, despite not exactly being on Stamford's doorstep or familiar with the town.
The oldest image of a family visiting Stonehenge has been discovered in the collection of Dr. Brian May...and it's in stereoscopic 3-D! The image will go on display, along with others, in a specially-made stereoscopic cabinet, on loan to Stonehenge from Dr. Brian May.
I thought it'd be nice to share my small collection of glass positives taken in the Alps in the early 1900s, with a Jules Richard Verascope camera.
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.
The article 'What is Stereoscopy and Why is it Important to Photography Today?' is now available.
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).