Tag: History and Research

Stereoscopy Day: An International Celebration of Stereoscopic 3D, June 21st

Stereoscopy Day: An International Celebration of Stereoscopic 3D, June 21st

The Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy have announced the first international Stereoscopy Day is to take place on June 21st 2022.

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.

Christmas Sledging in the 1910s

Christmas Sledging in the 1910s

As a little way to celebrate the festive season I'm sharing some glass Verascope slides from the 1910s.

Exploring the Alps in 3D with a Jules Richard Verascope Camera

Exploring the Alps in 3D with a Jules Richard Verascope Camera

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.

The Rugged Path

The Rugged Path

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).

A Celebration of Stereoscopic 3D — Part the Second Announced!

A Celebration of Stereoscopic 3D — Part the Second Announced!

Photo historians, researchers, artists, curators, collectors and innovators have once again been invited to talk about their passion to explore various aspects of stereoscopy at this event.

Keystone View Company

Keystone View Company

The Keystone View Company was founded in 1892 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. by amateur photographer B. L. Singley (Benneville Lloyd Singley). The trade list at the end of 1892 consisted of only a hundred titles but by 1940 they had commercially produced more than 40,000 titles.

The Classic Platform: A New Online Resource for Photographic History.

The Classic Platform: A New Online Resource for Photographic History.

The Classic Photo Magazine have recently launched their new online resource 'The Classic Platform' which features a number of fascinating photographic and stereoscopic history articles and papers which they can't fit into their twice-yearly magazine.

The Strange Case of Monsieur Albert Boucher, Brighton Photographer

The Strange Case of Monsieur Albert Boucher, Brighton Photographer

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.