Posts with tag: Jules Richard
11 August 2020

Vérascope Revolving Stereoscope

Category: Stereoscopes   Tags: Jules Richard
Vérascope Revolving Stereoscope - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

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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15 July 2020

Letters from Jules Richard

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Letters from Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

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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15 May 2020

Vérascope by Jules Richard

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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

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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

Jules Richard Atrium Nudes

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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

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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

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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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