André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Stereographoscope by Mattey

October 2, 2021
Stereographoscope by Mattey - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The stereographoscope is a combined graphoscope and stereoscope. This one is a French model, most likely manufactured by A. Mattey from Paris.
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Stereo photography and the French army

August 29, 2021
Stereo photography and the French army - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
This 9,5 x 14 cm gelatin silver print is showing two soldiers of the French army in a photo developing workshop. There's a stereoscope on the table.
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Smith, Beck & Beck Stereoscope

July 21, 2021
Smith, Beck & Beck Stereoscope - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
My second stereoscope that is manufactured by Smith, Beck & Beck from London. It's designed for viewing stereocards and glass stereoviews.
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Omnium Stereoscope by Lucien Bize

July 7, 2021
Omnium Stereoscope by Lucien Bize - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The Omnium is a simple folding stereoscope for stereocards, manufactured by Lucien Bize. It's acquired with its original box.
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Polyphote Stereoscope by Lucien Bize

June 9, 2021
Polyphote Stereoscope by Lucien Bize - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The Polyphote for 45 x 107mm glass stereoviews is the third stereoscope in my collection that's designed and manufactured by Lucien Bize.
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