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William England Catalogue of Swiss Views
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Chamonix Mont Blanc - In the footsteps of Miss Jemima - 1865: Tourism in 3D at Chamonix Mont Blanc

June 15, 2015 to October 30, 2015
In conjunction with the pan-alpine 1865 celebrations marking 150 years since the golden age of alpinism, this exhibition will focus on Chamonix tourism in 1865. Using the unique immersive perspective of stereoscopy, we are transported back to the 1860s - shivering at the awe-inspiring glaciers,  admiring ladies in their crinolines among the icy crevasses and ascending Mont Blanc with alpinists of the epoch. Miss Jemima Morrell, who travelled with Thomas Cook's first tour of the Alps in 1863,…See More
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New book - Chamonix Mont Blanc in 3D

This unique book contains over 200 side-by-side stereoscopic views dating from the 1850s to today. These photographs, by Tairraz, Savioz, Couttet, Bisson, Braun, England and others, transport the viewer into the Alps during the golden age of alpinism. Famous fellow travellers such as de Saussure, Dumas, Ruskin, Whymper, etc.,…See More
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Oct 25, 2014
Peter Blair replied to Gerlind-Anicia Lorch's discussion William England still lifes
"Hi Gerlind if you look on Brian May's London Stereoscopic Company website you will see examples of these still-lifes which he has ascribed to TR Williams regards Peter"
Mar 2, 2012
Peter Blair replied to Peter Blair's discussion William England Catalogue of Swiss Views
"I have had feedback that the link does not work. Please try:   http://3dalps.wordpress.com/england-bio/william-england-alpine-views-catalogue-2/   Please note that this website also contains stereoviews of the Chamonix valley by England,…"
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William England Catalogue of Swiss Views

I have been trying to bring up to date Treadwell's catalogue of William England Views of Switzerland (Alpine Club).  If anyone is interested, the latest version is listed at the following web address:http://wp.me/P1hwyE-2hSee More
Feb 19, 2011
Peter Blair replied to Yves Biselx's discussion WILLIAM ENGLAND
"please find 317. Le Glacier du Rhone attached"
Nov 26, 2009
Muriel Morris left a comment for Peter Blair
"Dear Peter, I would be pleased to share information about the alpine club photos and others--not that I know a whole lot. Muriel"
Sep 21, 2009
Gerlind-Anicia Lorch left a comment for Peter Blair
"Hi Peter, Many thanks for the information on the Alpine Club series! Good to know you have so many views in your collection. Best regards, Gerlind"
Jun 28, 2009
Peter Blair left a comment for Gerlind-Anicia Lorch
"Hi Gerlind I collect stereoviews of the Alps and my interest in William England is purely his Alpine Club series. I have around 300 of these views, which is maybe around one third of the total issued including variants. I am also a member of the…"
Jun 28, 2009
Peter Blair replied to Hartmut Wettmann's discussion William England Stereographs
"Bill I would just like to comment that the Alpine Club has an album of England's 1863 Swiss tour (which I suppose was why he could claim "under the patronage of the Alpine Club" for this series). It contains 24 larger format views as…"
May 17, 2009
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New book - Chamonix Mont Blanc in 3D

This unique book contains over 200 side-by-side stereoscopic views dating from the 1850s to today. These photographs, by Tairraz, Savioz, Couttet, Bisson, Braun, England and others, transport the viewer into the Alps during the golden age…

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Exhibition: Chamonix in 3D

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in 3D is a new exhibition at Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France, from 18 Oct 2014 – 29 March 2015. The exhibition of 3D images spans the past 150 years,…

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At 3:29 on September 21, 2009, Muriel Morris said…
Dear Peter,
I would be pleased to share information about the alpine club photos and others--not that I know a whole lot.
Muriel
At 19:36 on June 28, 2009, Gerlind-Anicia Lorch said…
Hi Peter, Many thanks for the information on the Alpine Club series! Good to know you have so many views in your collection. Best regards, Gerlind
 
 
 

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