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.
Tag: History and Research
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!
You're invited to step into Greater Manchester in the 1960s and be immersed in the history of the area, a lot of which is unrecognisable today.
I'm very lucky to have in my collection a set of stereocards from 1927 and 1928 from members of The Nature Stereoscopic Club. I've finally tracked down each of the contributors, and now you can rediscover them too.
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.
The Charles Dickens Museum and The Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy have collaborated, and a stereoscope with digitised Victorian 3-D images from Dr. May's collection is on show at the Museum's special exhibition 'To Be Read at Dusk: Dickens, Ghosts & the Supernatural.'
I thought I'd introduce you to stereoscopic daguerreotypes, one of the earliest forms of photography and stereoviews, and indeed, one of the most expensive and fragile too. You don't often come across them, but when you do, and you're lucky enough to see one of the beautifully tinted ones, you'll stop in your tracks in awe! They really are the jewels of stereoscopy.
As a grand finale to The Stereoscopy Blog's way of celebrating Stereoscopy Day, we'd like to offer you a free download of the never-before-published book by Denis Pellerin: 'Henri Lefort: The Ultimate Entertainer.'
We welcome back to the Blog, especially for Stereoscopy Day, photo historian Dr. Peter Blair. In this article he discusses a great passion of many 3-D photographers and collectors: going back to locations in Victorian stereoviews. He not only recreates the images over a century later, but he explores the understanding and appreciation of them.
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.