André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Carl Zeiss Jena Stereoscope

June 24, 2020
Carl Zeiss Jena Stereoscope - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Today, Zeiss lenses are known for their high optical quality. The company has a long history and at the beginning of the 20th century it also produced stereoscopes. I recently added a rare Carl Zeiss Jena stereoscope to my collection
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Hemdé Stereoscope

July 7, 2019
Hemdé Stereoscope - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
My latest acquisition is an antique cabinet stereoscope for viewing 45x107 glass stereoviews. The stereoscope dates from the beginning of the 20th century and is built by Hemdé. I wanted to know everything about the device and its maker. A product catalogue and online archives revealed some information about its past.
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