My thanks to those who've responded to my blogpost-a-day throughout September on a cache of recently discovered amateur stereos by James Edward Ellam (1857-1920). Link here They date from the 1890s when James was refining his stereoscopic technique before working for Underwood & Underwood of London. Here are a few highlights from week 1.
1. "On The Look Out, Runswick Bay."
2. "West Window, Whitby Abbey 1893."
"Bracklinn Falls, Callander."
If you have Ellam stereos in your collection, I would be very interested to hear from you.
I'm trying to establish whether these stereocards and others bearing a "J. E. Ellam" credit on the verso exist as duplicates, perhaps suggesting that they were sold commercially.