7 July 2019

Stereoscope Hemdé

Category: Stereoscopy   Tags: Stereoscope
Historic Landscapes - Stereoscope Hemdé -

My latest acquisition is an antique cabinet stereoscope for viewing 45x107mm glass stereo views. The stereoscope dates from the beginning of the 20th century and is built by Hemdé. I wanted to know everything about the device and its maker. A product catalogue and online archives revealed some information about its past.

28 May 2019

Stereoscopy, how it all started

Category: Stereoscopy   Tags: Stereo view / Verdun
Historic Landscapes - Stereoscopy,  how it all started -

This month I looked for the first time through the lenses of my new Zeiss Ikon 628/8 stereoscope. I viewed an image of the Battle of Verdun and the visual experience and 3D effect made a big impression on me. A new passion was born.