André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Miss Fernande Stereoviews

October 14, 2020
Miss Fernande Stereoviews - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
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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Vérascope Revolving Stereoscope

August 11, 2020
Vérascope Revolving Stereoscope - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The Vérascope was the first stereo camera that supported the new 45x107mm glass plate negative format that was introduced by Jules Richard in 1893. It revived stereo photography and the name Vérascope became also the trademark for stereoscopes and other accessories that supported the 45x107mm format.
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Letters from Jules Richard

July 15, 2020
Letters from Jules Richard - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
A collection of 17 letters with correspondence between Jules Richard's company and a retailer. They provide an interesting insight into the trade of stereoscopy devices at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Vérascope by Jules Richard

May 15, 2020
Vérascope by Jules Richard - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The Vérascope was a compact stereo camera that was introduced in 1893 by Jules Richard. It was the best selling stereo camera of its time and the production of various models continued well into the 1950s.
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Taxiphote by Jules Richard

April 29, 2020
Taxiphote by Jules Richard - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Taxiphote was the name of a series of multiple view stereoscopes based on slide trays. The device was developed by Jules Richard and the first patent dates from 1900. The first models were just called Stéréo Classeur, but soon the name Taxiphote was introduced. It was the most sophisticated stereoscope of its time.
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