British photographic history

Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history

I have become interested in finding images of folk with stereo viewers . I had such an image in my collection for decades and have come across more recently on online sites. Attached is a cdv of a young lady standing along side a column with an album and a Brewster viewer. I sat down in an antique store last week and went through hundreds of cdv cards from around the world and found only this image amongst them. I had found a seller online who is sending me 7 from around the world (UK, Canada, USA).. Postage from USA is ridiculous at the moment.

I have also digital scans of two a local collector friend had in his collection from glass plate negatives.

The CDV attached is unknown subject and unknown photographer and nothing on the reverse at all. I assume from the 1860's. Not perfect with some evidence of imperfect original processing? Would welcome any thoughts and discussion.

Views: 121

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of British photographic history to add comments!

Join British photographic history

Comment by Glenn C. Samson on November 27, 2018 at 22:07
Comment by Stephen Michael Barnett on November 27, 2018 at 0:42

Images from my collector friend, Ron Blum of subjects with stereo viewers

Comment by Stephen Michael Barnett on November 27, 2018 at 0:40

Comment by Paula Fleming on November 26, 2018 at 10:49

There are a goodly number of stereo views showing people with stereoscopes.  Would be helpful to know which images you already have before locating, scanning and sending.  Here are details of two showing Gaudin (photographer) and his family. 

Comment by bill purvis on November 26, 2018 at 8:37

Not sure that this qualifies but I posted this to FB this week. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157082330108392&set=a...

© 2018   Created by Michael Pritchard.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service