André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Douaumont Cadavre Boche

June 23, 2021
Douaumont Cadavre Boche - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
During and after the First World War, huge numbers of stereoviews were published in France. The technical and artistic quality is often mediocre, but sometimes an image stands out and touches me.
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Stereoviews of Egypt by Ferrier & Soulier

May 26, 2021
Stereoviews of Egypt by Ferrier & Soulier - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Ferrier & Soulier published a collection of 8,5 x 17cm glass stereoviews of the monuments of ancient Egypt. The slides were made from the negatives of the English photographer Francis Frith.
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Francis Frith Stereoviews of Egypt

May 12, 2021
Francis Frith Stereoviews of Egypt - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Francis Frith was an English photographer who became famous for his photographs of Egypt and the Holy Land that he took on three trips. His photographs were also published as a collection of 8,5 x 17 cm glass stereoviews.
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The War Stereoviews of Paul Piotin

March 31, 2021
The War Stereoviews of Paul Piotin - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
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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The Paul Piotin Collection

March 24, 2021
The Paul Piotin Collection - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
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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