André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Prise de Courcelles 1918

September 30, 2020
Prise de Courcelles 1918 - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
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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Brentano's Great War

August 19, 2020
Brentano's Great War - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
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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Gott strafe England

March 6, 2020
Gott strafe England - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
This stereoview shows a group of German prisoners of war guarded by French soldiers on horses. They're walking past a house with the text Gott strafe England! 1914/15. The photo was taken in the village of Bucy-le-Long in Northern France.
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The Great War by Louis Provot

January 25, 2020
The Great War by Louis Provot - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
A rare wooden box with a hundred 45x107 glass stereoviews with images of the First World War and a basic handheld stereoscope.
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