14 February 2020

Erotic Photos from La Belle Époque

Jules Richard's Atrium Collection

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Jules Richard
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.

22 December 2019

Jules Richard

The success story of French stereoscopy

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 in various price ranges.

21 August 2019

The Glyphoscope

Category: Stereo Cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
The Glyphoscope - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

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

19 July 2019

Saving Paris

Category: Stereoviews   Tags: Jules Richard / WWI
Saving Paris - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

I've added 23 glass stereoviews to my collection of images from the First World War. This time no trenches, soldiers or destruction. These images show the monuments of Paris, covered by sandbags to protect them against enemy fire.