Posts in category: Stereoviews
21 December 2020

Stereo daguerreotype of a woman

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Daguerreotype
Stereo daguerreotype of a woman - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A hand tinted stereo daguerreotype of a woman. Daguerreotype was the first publicly available photography process and marked the beginning of the photography era.

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16 December 2020

Éditions S.T.L. and The Great War

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Éditions S.T.L. / WWI
Éditions S.T.L. and The Great War - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Éditions S.T.L. was one of the most prolific producers of glass and paper stereoviews with images of the First World War but not much is known about the company.

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2 December 2020

The Dutch East Indies in Stereo

Category: Stereoviews
The Dutch East Indies in Stereo - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A wooden box with fifty glass stereoviews and descriptions provides an interesting insight into Dutch colonial history in the former colony of Dutch East Indies.

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14 October 2020

Miss Fernande Stereoviews

Miss Fernande Stereoviews - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Miss Fernande was Jean Agélou's favorite model. She was probably the first pin-up in history and her photos were cherished by the soldiers in the trenches of the First World War. Today, her photos are still loved by collectors of erotic photographs.

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30 September 2020

Prise de Courcelles 1918

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Brentano's / WWI
Prise de Courcelles 1918 - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Prise de Courcelles is a triptych of 45x107mm glass stereoviews published by Brentano's from Paris. It shows the horrors of The Great War.

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19 August 2020

Brentano's Great War

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Brentano's / Louis Provot / WWI
Brentano's Great War - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Brentano’s bookshop in Paris was a major producer of glass stereoviews with images of the war in 45 x 107mm and 6 x 13cm format. Most of what we know about their role as producer of stereoviews is through the research of the Boyd/Jordan collection.

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28 July 2020

The Boudoir Series of Jean Agélou

The Boudoir Series of Jean Agélou - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

My first encounter with boudoir photos from the early 20th century was a coincidence. My purchase of a Taxiphote stereoscope included 74 glass stereoviews from Jules Richard's Atrium collection. I started reading about the history of erotic photography during La Belle Époque and discovered the photographs of Jean Agélou.

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