21 August 2019

The Glyphoscope

Category: Stereo Cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
The Glyphoscope - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy

The Glyphoscope was a stereo camera using glass plates, developed by the famous manufacturer Jules Richard from Paris. It was a compact, simple and affordable camera that could also serve as a stereoscope.

19 July 2019

Saving Paris

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Jules Richard / WWI
Saving Paris - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy

I've added 23 glass stereoviews to my collection of images from the First World War. This time no trenches, soldiers or destruction. These images show the monuments of Paris, covered by sandbags to protect them against enemy fire.