Posts with tag: Jules Richard
15 May 2020

Vérascope by Jules Richard

Category: Stereo cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
Vérascope by Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

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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29 April 2020

Taxiphote by Jules Richard

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Jules Richard
Taxiphote by Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

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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14 February 2020

Erotic Photos from La Belle Époque

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Erotic Photos from La Belle Époque - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Erotic photography is almost as old as photography itself. Stereoscopic images of nude females were made by photographers like Auguste Belloc and Félix-Jacques Moulin in the 1850s. Erotic images became widely available in the beginning of the 20th century.

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22 December 2019

Jules Richard

The success story of French stereoscopy

Category: History   Tags: Jules Richard
Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Jules Richard was a French industrialist who had a great influence on the popularity of stereo photography at the beginning of the 20th century. He introduced two new image formats and launched a wide range of stereo cameras, stereoscopes and accessories.

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21 August 2019

Glyphoscope by Jules Richard

Category: Stereo cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
Glyphoscope by Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Glyphoscope was a stereo camera using glass plates, developed by Jules Richard from Paris. It was a compact, simple and affordable camera that could also serve as a stereoscope.

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