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17 November 2020

A. Mattey Stereoscopes

Category: History   Tags: Mattey / Unis France
A. Mattey Stereoscopes - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Stéréoscopes A. Mattey was one of the largest manufacturers of stereoscopes. Little is known about the company. A catalog, invoice and cheque reveal something about its history.

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11 November 2020

Perfecscope by Underwood & Underwood

Perfecscope by Underwood & Underwood - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

This Perfecscope is manufactured by Underwood & Underwood from New York and is a Holmes-Bates stereoscope, which is the best known and most sold stereoscope-type in history.

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3 November 2020

Photographie Vulgarisatrice Stereo Camera

Photographie Vulgarisatrice Stereo Camera - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A beautiful and rare French folding camera for 9 x 18cm glass plate negatives, developed by Photographie Vulgarisatrice.

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28 October 2020

ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko

Category: History   Tags: ICA / Zeiss
ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

When I started my stereoscopy collection, I was mainly looking for stereoviews, stereoscopes and cameras. Gradually I became more and more interested in stereoscopy history and I started looking for promotional material from the manufacturers. These catalogs, letters, advertisements and other items are often beautifully designed and very collectable.

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21 October 2020

Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Zeiss
Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Verant is a stereoscope that supports multiple stereoview formats up to a size of 9 x 15cm. The stereoscope has a solid metal construction and is manufactured by Carl Zeiss from Jena.

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14 October 2020

Miss Fernande Stereoviews

Miss Fernande Stereoviews - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Miss Fernande was Jean Agélou's favorite model. She was probably the first pin-up in history and her photos were cherished by the soldiers in the trenches of the First World War. Today, her photos are still loved by collectors of erotic photographs.

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7 October 2020

Heag IV Stereo Camera by Ernemann

Category: Stereo cameras   Tags: Ernemann
Heag IV Stereo Camera by Ernemann - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Heag IV is a large folding plate stereo camera developed by Heinrich Ernemann from Dresden. The camera supports 9 x 18cm glass plate negatives as well as filmpacks.

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