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10 June 2020

Zeiss Ikon Stereoscopes

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Zeiss
Zeiss Ikon Stereoscopes - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Two Zeiss Ikon hand-held stereoscopes for the 45x107 and 6x13 formats. The magnifying lenses of these stereo viewers offer a wonderful viewing experience. These are the workhorses I use to view my stereoview collection.

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4 June 2020

Carte de Visite ∽ Woman with Vérascope

Category: History
Carte de Visite ∽ Woman with Vérascope - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Carte de Visite, abbreviated CdV, was a type of small photograph which was patented in 1854 by the French photographer André Adolphe Eugène Disdéri. It was usually made of an albumen print, which was a thin paper photograph that was mounted on a thicker paper card. The size of the photo was usually around 6 x 9cm and they could be produced inexpensively.

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29 May 2020

Heag XV stereo camera by Ernemann

Category: Stereo cameras   Tags: Ernemann
Heag XV stereo camera by Ernemann - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Heag series of folding cameras were produced between 1900 and 1926 by Ernemann from Dresden. The abbreviation Heag stands for Heinrich Ernemann Actien Gesellschaft.

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22 May 2020

Glass plate negatives from The Great War

Stereoviews of the mobilisation in Nevers, France

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: WWI
Glass plate negatives from The Great War - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

I found 21 glass plate negatives with stereo images of the First World War. The slides provide an interesting insight into the mobilisation of the French army during the first weeks of the conflict.

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15 May 2020

Vérascope by Jules Richard

Category: Stereo cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
Vérascope by Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Vérascope was a compact stereo camera that was introduced in 1893 by Jules Richard. It was the best selling stereo camera of its time and the production of various models continued well into the 1950s.

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