Tag: History

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!

Rachel Nordstrom from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, Victor Flores, from Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal, Denis Pellerin and Rebecca Sharpe, from the London Stereoscopic Archive, England, have once again joined forces to organise this free online Zoom event which is meant to be a celebration of Stereoscopic 3D. They have invited photo historians, researchers, artists, curators, collectors and innovators to talk about their passion to explore various aspects of stereoscopy.

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.

In the Bitter Cold

In the Bitter Cold

Photo historian Denis Pellerin writes about his recent discovery of an original drawing from which a beautiful Victorian stereoview took inspiration. He researches the life of the artist, describes the meaning of the image and the heart-wrenching poem and stories it helped to create. A must-read article for fans of the book 'The Poor Man's Picture Gallery'.

History of Nudes in Stereo Daguerreotypes: New Book Release

History of Nudes in Stereo Daguerreotypes: New Book Release

The beautiful nude stereo daguerreotypes in the collection of W. + T. Bosshard can now be viewed in the book 'History of Nudes in Stereo Daguerreotypes'. The book has been written by Denis Pellerin who spent countless hours researching in Paris archives and describes the stories of many of the models in the images and their photographers.

A Picnic by the Side of the Road.

A Picnic by the Side of the Road.

Photo Historian Denis Pellerin shares with us a selection of beautiful French early 1900s stereoviews of people picnicking by the side of the road. He takes us on a journey through time, wine and stunning vehicles!