Stereoscopic Photos

… following the Great Exhibition of 1851 stereo photos
became very popular partly due to Queen Victoria
belong so impressed with those on display …


… their subject matter covered almost everything
and their popularity lasted until they were relegated
to a children’s toy by changes in technology and the advent of film …
more information here:

… many of us will remember the plastic 3D viewers
of the 20th century which eventually replaced these …

… but I love the paraphernalia and style of the originals
which can still be found in vintage shops and markets …



~ by marysia on 26 February 2018.

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