Tag: History of photography

‘Egypt in the Stereoscope: From Francis Frith to Harry Burton’ Free In-Person 3-D Talk, Oxford

‘Egypt in the Stereoscope: From Francis Frith to Harry Burton’ Free In-Person 3-D Talk, Oxford

The Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, and The Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy are teaming up to bring Egypt in 3-D to the Bodleian Libraries' Weston Library, Oxford, on Saturday 4th February 2023.

“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.

“Professor Wheatstone, Inventor of the Stereoscope was also there.” In-person 3-D Talk, Gloucester.

“Professor Wheatstone, Inventor of the Stereoscope was also there.” In-person 3-D Talk, Gloucester.

The Museum of Gloucester is celebrating the birth of Glostonian Sir Charles Wheatstone with Denis Pellerin, from the Brian May Archive of Stereoscopy, on Monday 6th February.

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!

1960s Historic Greater Manchester in 3-D

1960s Historic Greater Manchester in 3-D

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.

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.

Stereoscopic Daguerreotypes

Stereoscopic Daguerreotypes

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.