Tag: Photographic History

The Poet and The Polymath: Free Online 3-D Event

The Poet and The Polymath: Free Online 3-D Event

A new free online 3-D event has been announced to celebrate the anniversaries of the births of Robert Burns and Charles Wheatstone, on Saturday 29th January 2022 at 17:30 GMT.

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.

New London Stereoscopic Company Book ‘Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D’ to launch on the 10th November 2021.

New London Stereoscopic Company Book ‘Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D’ to launch on the 10th November 2021.

The London Stereoscopic Company have announced the launch of their latest book 'Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D' will take place online on the 10th November 2021.

Stamford, Lincolnshire in 3-D in 1859 and 2021

Stamford, Lincolnshire in 3-D in 1859 and 2021

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.

Oldest Family Photograph of Stonehenge, Found in the Collection of Dr. Brian May, to go on Public Display…in 3-D!

Oldest Family Photograph of Stonehenge, Found in the Collection of Dr. Brian May, to go on Public Display…in 3-D!

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.

Henry Brooks, Salisbury Photographer

Henry Brooks, Salisbury Photographer

A recent unearthing of one of the earliest images of a family visiting Stonehenge, in stereoscopic 3-D, has lead to the rediscovery of an eminent family of photographers and artists from Salisbury. We explore the history of Henry Brooks, his photographic studio and his family.

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.

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade

Henry Brothers: Masters of their Trade

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.

Mr. Spencer’s Red-Letter Day

Mr. Spencer’s Red-Letter Day

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.

What is Stereoscopy and Why is it Important to Photography Today?

What is Stereoscopy and Why is it Important to Photography Today?

The article 'What is Stereoscopy and Why is it Important to Photography Today?' is now available.