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Quest to find old photos of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens)

Two photo history related news items from Kew - a new book and a request for help with a research project. 1. New book: "The story of Kew G…

Started by James MorleyLatest Reply

National Archive of Geological Photographs online

Dr Anthony H Cooper writes: The British Geological Survey National Archive of Geological Photographs “GeoScenic” is online, but may not be…

Started by Dr Anthony H. CooperLatest Reply

Photohistory questionnaire for PhD thesis

Hello everyone, My name is David Croft and I am currently working on my PhD at De Montfort University. For my thesis I am trying to use var…

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Another image my Canadian CDV's with stereoviewers

Would be nice to put a date to this studio shot and the stereo viewer on the table. I know the image is from Ontario area and the subject w…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

1 10 hours ago
Reply by Steven Evans

Latest acquisition and a query re J. Cooper ,Photographer , London C.W.

This was in a bundle of 7 cdv's bought online, most from Ontario in Canada, all with the subject(s) with stereo viewers. This one however i…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

3 22 hours ago
Reply by John S. Rochon

Friday 100 years since some women voted, did you know that?

1 week today, join us for a drink to celebrate 100 years since a significant number of women voted in a general election :

Started by Four Corners

0 on Friday

"Group of Women with stereoscope " a Dutch painting with Brewster stereo viewer .

Many of you know that I collect stereographica, and I was delighted last night whilst watching a lecture (…/the-1…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

0 on Thursday

Likely manufacturer of French tabletop stereoscope viewer

Recent online purchase has been , as described by the seller "A lovely quality and great looking antique French table top stereoscope viewe…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

0 Dec 4


This carte-de-visite from my collection is titled ‘Guiseppe Garibaldi (From Life)’. I have three variant images from the same series by the…

Started by michael g. jacob

7 Dec 3
Reply by Carlo Ottaviano Casana

More views of the stereo world

First of all an apology to Michael Pritchard and others, this discussion should really have been here rather than the Blog, so I am continu…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

2 Nov 27
Reply by Stephen Michael Barnett

Stanhope Collectors Club in the UK?

Mark Osterman at Eastman Museum was recently asking "Trying to get in touch with the Stanhope Collectors Club in the UK. Can't seem to find…

Started by James Morley

2 Nov 26
Reply by david g burder

More early British stereos

Three more purchased  today from a country antique market. One is an image that i would date as as 1850's to possibly 1860's of the PeaHen…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

4 Nov 20
Reply by Stephen Michael Barnett

Brewster type stereo viewer from Paris

Latest viewer acquisition is coming from Spain but was sold originally and perhaps made by the same company Oliver & Goulancourt the la…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

0 Nov 19


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