Tag: stereocard

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'.

Roger Fenton’s 1850’s British Museum Stereoviews

Roger Fenton’s 1850’s British Museum Stereoviews

The British Museum announced yesterday that it will finally be reopening on the 27th August 2020 after its longest peacetime closure since opening its doors in 1759 (pre-booking is necessary to visit, please see the BM's website for details). To celebrate I thought I'd write a post about the stereographs of the British Museum taken … Continue reading Roger Fenton’s 1850’s British Museum Stereoviews

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. https://flic.kr/p/2jfRceX Among the first thousand Keystone views were a … Continue reading Keystone View Company