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14 April 2021

Book Stereoscope by Smith, Beck & Beck

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Smith Beck & Beck
Book Stereoscope by Smith, Beck & Beck - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A unique book stereoscope, designed to view stereoscopic images that are printed or mounted in a book. It's made by Smith, Beck & Beck from London.

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31 March 2021

The War Stereoviews of Paul Piotin

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Paul Piotin / WWI
The War Stereoviews of Paul Piotin - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A collection of stereoviews created by Paul Piotin between 1914 and 1916. The images show the mobilization and life at the front. Paul will eventually die during the Battle of Verdun in 1916.

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24 March 2021

The Paul Piotin Collection

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Paul Piotin / WWI
The Paul Piotin Collection - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A while ago my attention was caught by a post on Facebook sharing a number of glass stereoviews from the First World War. They were taken by a photographer who died during the infamous Battle of Verdun. I was touched by the images and decided to contact the person who posted the images.

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17 March 2021

Aerial stereoviews of Vauquois

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: WWI
Aerial stereoviews of Vauquois - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The village of Vauquois in France was the site of violent mine warfare during the First World War. The village was completely destroyed and many huge mine craters still remain today.

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3 March 2021

Aerial stereo photography in World War I

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: WWI
Aerial stereo photography in World War I - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The First World War was the first major conflict in which aerial photography played an important role. I recently acquired a collection of ten stereoviews with images taken by the French Air Force of the Western Front.

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17 February 2021

Ferrier & Soulier Glass Stereoviews

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Duboscq / Ferrier & Soulier
Ferrier & Soulier Glass Stereoviews - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The glass stereoviews of Ferrier & Soulier were of a high technical and artistic level. They were very popular in the 1850s and 1860s and were admired as the finest produced.

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5 February 2021

Mascher Viewing Case with Daguerreotype

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Daguerreotype / Mascher
Mascher Viewing Case with Daguerreotype - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A rare viewing case with a black and white stereo daguerreotype of a man and a woman. The viewing case dates from the 1850s and is made by Mascher from Philadelphia.

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