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LL/63951
E. Wenkebach (Amsterdam, maker)
Wheatstone stereoscope
1844
Stereoscope
 
Teylers Museum
Object number: FK 0331
 
LL/63951

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LL/90801
Antoine Claudet [Attributed to]
Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
1854, April
Daguerreotype, and viewer
 
The Royal Collection
RCIN 7204
 
LL/90801 [Further details available]

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LL/60366
Unidentified photographer (American)
[Stereoscopic Portrait of Man Holding Stereoscopic Viewer, Franz Friedrich]
1840s-1860s
Daguerreotype, stereo
6.3 x 4.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ) each
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F.S. Sander, 1968, Accession Number: 68.552.7
 
LL/60366 [Further details available]

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LL/99949
William Loyd (patentee)
Daguerreotype storage box with a Loyd stereoviewer
1856, 16 April (Patent #14,670)
Storage, with viewer
 
Private collection of George and Susan Whiteley IV
 
LL/99949 [Further details available]

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LL/13124
English Holmes-Bates style combination viewer for stereoscopic views and magic lantern slides
1900 (ca)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/29)
 
LL/13124 [Further details available]

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LL/17420
HOLMES-BATES stereoscope on a Bush patented stand
n.d.
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 17)
 
LL/17420 [Further details available]

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LL/68400
Lowden/Scott’s (patent)
Stereoscope no.199 on a lacquered-brass and wooden column and turned wooden base, sold by Negretti & Zambra, London
1856
Stereoscope
 
National Museums Scotland
Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.10.211
 
LL/68400

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LL/11002
Brewster style Stereoscope (English)
1860s (ca)
Stereoscope
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 24)
 
LL/11002 [Further details available]

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LL/68679
London Stereoscopic Company
English Brewster style stereoscope with brass decoration
1860 (ca)
Stereoscope
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Auction #29, 17 September 2016, Lot: 143
 
LL/68679

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LL/63949
Stereoscope
1865 (ca)
Stereoscope
 
Teylers Museum
Object number: FK 0377
 
LL/63949

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LL/63950
Louis Jules Duboscq (Paris, maker)
Brewster stereoscope
1851
Stereoscope
 
Teylers Museum
Object number: FK 0376
 
LL/63950

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LL/76399
A Smith, Beck and Beck mirror stereo book viewer
1859 (ca)
Stereoviewer
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/76399

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LL/68398
Stereoscope, Mascher’s Improved Stereoscope, case with pair of viewing lenses on a hinged panel, holding a stereo-ambrotype of an unidentified lady
1850s
Stereoscope
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.10.167
 
LL/68398

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LL/68662
William Edward Kilburn
Stereo Daguerreotype of a young highlander in a Kilburn patent viewing case
n.d.
Kilburn patent viewing case
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Auction #29, 17 September 2016, Lot: 16
 
LL/68662

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LL/68663
William Edward Kilburn
Stereo Daguerreotype of a young highlander in a Kilburn patent viewing case
n.d.
Kilburn patent viewing case
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Auction #29, 17 September 2016, Lot: 16
 
LL/68663

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LL/68665
F.W. Baker and Co
Stereo Daguerreotype and viewing case by Baker’s of Calcutta
n.d.
Stereo daguerreotype viewing case
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Auction #29, 17 September 2016, Lot: 17
 
LL/68665

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LL/12480
Alexander Beckers of New York City patented a stereo-viewer on April 7, 1857. It had a revolving mechanism which allowed multiple views of different types to be inspected sequentially by turning a knob.
n.d.
Stereo viewer
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/12480 [Further details available]

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LL/55442
Art-Nouveau “Imperial” stereoscope
n.d.
Stereoscope
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#27 / 177)
 
LL/55442

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LL/68365
J.P. White (Photographist, Glasgow)
A bearded young man with a Brewster stereoscope
1853-1855
Ambrotype, 1/6 plate
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.1.30
 
LL/68365

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LL/68373
Unidentified photographer
A seated young woman, with a Brewster stereoscope and a stereo view on a table beside her
1850s
Ambrotype, 1/8 plate
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.1.82
 
LL/68373

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LL/68371
Unidentified photographer
A seated young woman, with a Brewster stereoscope and a stereo view in her hand
1850s
Ambrotype, 1/8 plate, mounted for wall hanging
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.1.50
 
LL/68371

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LL/61869
Unidentified photographer
Young woman sitting at table, holding a stereoviewer
1856
Albumen print
 
Hungarian National Museum
2845/1958 fk
 
LL/61869

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LL/67872
J. Petersens (Jönköping, Sweden)
Studio portrait of a girl holding a stereoviewer
1860s
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Hector Meinhof
 
LL/67872

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LL/67873
J. Petersens (Jönköping, Sweden)
Studio portrait of a girl holding a stereoviewer
1860s
Carte de visite, detail
 
Private collection of Hector Meinhof
 
LL/67873

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LL/99175
Bell & Hall (Washington, D.C.)
A Security Guard with Photographic Materials in the U.S. Capitol Dome
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/99175 [Further details available]

25 of 55
LL/99176
Bell & Hall (Washington, D.C.)
A Security Guard with Photographic Materials in the U.S. Capitol Dome
n.d.
Carte de visite, detail
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/99176 [Further details available]

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LL/48723
Victor Laredo
Heirlooms, Wappinger's Falls, New York State
1951
Gelatin silver pint, sepia-toned
16 x 20 ins
 
Victor Laredo Estate
 
LL/48723

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LL/101896
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a young woman with a Holmes-Bates stereoviewer
n.d.
Tintype
 
Ebay
Seller: galerie_carrefour
 
LL/101896

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LL/55508
Stereoscopic Radiography
1918
Book illustration
 
Flickr
Internet Archive Book Images
 
LL/55508 [Further details available]

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LL/102548
Unidentified photographer
McAllister [& Brother] store 728 Chestnut St. [Philadelphia]
1860
Albumen print
10.4 x 8 cm
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 14123, no. 2 [P&P], Digital Id: ppmsca 40013 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.40013, Library of Congress Control Number: 2015651540, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-40013 (digital file from original photograph)
 
LL/102548 [Further details available]

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LL/102124
Keystone View Company
She Sees Her Son in France
1921
Postcard, front
 
Private collection of Ralph Reiley
 
LL/102124

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LL/102126
Keystone View Company
See Around the World with your Stereoscope and Take the Family Along
1921
Postcard, front
 
Ebay
 
LL/102126

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LL/60492
Keystone View Company
You can talk across the miles with your TELEPHONE - you can See AROUND THE WORLD with your STEREOSCOPE AND TAKE THE FAMILY ALONG
n.d.
Lithograph, publicity
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, 27-28 August 2015, # 15-2, Lot 971)
 
LL/60492

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LL/80959
Unidentified photographer
Girls with Stereoviewers and Photographs
1860-1865 (ca)
Stereocard
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2005.37.40
 
LL/80959

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LL/102002
Milton Miller
No. 12. Cantonese dressed in Mourning for the Emperor. Their first peep into the Stereoscope.
n.d.
Stereoview
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/102002

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LL/81943
Universal Photo Art / C.H. Graves (Publisher)
3268 The ? View Agent Soliciting [Kissing the wife of his customer]
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Private collection of Leigh Gleason
 
LL/81943

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LL/85192
Strohmeyer & Wyman (copyright)
An Optical Delusion
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Private collection of Leigh Gleason
 
LL/85192

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LL/96833
W.E. Bowman (Ottawa, Ill.)
Interior of Bowman’s Gallery.
n.d.
Stereocard
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/96833

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LL/78937
Jacob Spoel (1820-1868)
Group of Women Looking at Stereoscope Photographs
1868 (ca)
Oil on panel
41.5 x 48.8 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
NG-2008-11
 
LL/78937

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LL/79374
William Wellman (director)
Young Ester Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) fantasizes about her future in Hollywood as her father remains completely distracted by the view through his stereoscope. (Film still from William Wellman, "A Star is Born", 2:17)
1937
Film frame
 
Private collection of Hal Rammel
 
LL/79374

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LL/78358
A cowbow using a stereoviewer ("Gunsmoke")
1957
Screen capture
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Screen capture by Jaime Clay (October 2017)?
 
LL/78358 [Further details available]

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LL/91656
Leo McCarey (director)
Tiger Kid (Roger Pryor) visits Ruby Carter (Mae West) in her parlor and discovers her clearly fascinating private collection of stereoview cards. (Film still from Leo McCarey, "Belle of the Nineties", 0:00)
1934
Film frame
 
Private collection of Hal Rammel
 
LL/91656

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LL/61190
Franz Graf von Pocci (1807-1876)
Stereoskopomania. Franz Hanfstengl (left) with friends in a stereo-ecstasy
1867
Coloured drawing
 
Deutsches Museum
 
LL/61190

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LL/102306
Virgil Franklin Partch (1916-1984)
[A jazz band with with of them using a stereoscope]
n.d.
Cartoon
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/102306 [Further details available]

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LL/81097
Dave Heath
Untitled
1954
Gelatin silver print
2 15/16 x 4 ins (7.46 x 10.16 cm)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2005.37.346.67
 
LL/81097

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LL/84243
Unidentified photographer
A collector of stereocards, stereo cameras and viewers
n.d.
Black and white photograph
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/84243

46 of 55
LL/84370
Unidentified photographer
Curator Edward McCann at the RCMP Museum in Regina, Canada, examining an exhibition of reproduction stereoscopes and copy views
1977 (ca)
Polaroid
 
Private collection of Edward McCann
 
LL/84370

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LL/97940
William Notman
William Notman - Catalogue [Stereoscopic Views]
1860 (or later)
Stereoview catalogue
 
Toronto Reference Library
Baldwin Collection of Canadiana, Call Number / Accession Number: 917.1 N59.2 BR
 
LL/97940

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LL/100600
"Holmes" Stereoscope, The invention of Prof. Oliver Wendell Holmes."
n.d.
Sales catalogue page
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/100600

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LL/101061
Patent No: 166,492 L.D. Sibley Stereo Viewer
1875, 24 August
Patent illustration
 
US Patent Office
 
LL/101061

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LL/101062
L.D. Sibley Stereo Viewer (open)
1875, 24 August (patent)
Stereo viewer
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/101062

51 of 55
LL/101063
L.D. Sibley Stereo Viewer (closed)
1875, 24 August (patent)
Stereo viewer
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/101063

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LL/101065
Patent No: 1,281,746 A. Allen, J.J. Murphy & H.A. Willard Multicolor Stereoscopic Device
1918, 15 October (patent)
Patent illustration
 
US Patent Office
 
LL/101065

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LL/101066
Patent No: 1,281,746 A. Allen, J.J. Murphy & H.A. Willard Multicolor Stereoscopic Device
1918, 15 October (patent)
Patent illustration
 
US Patent Office
 
LL/101066

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LL/101064
Pan-Chro Scope
1918, 15 October (patent)
Stereoscope
 
Private collection of Ralph Reiley
Private collection of Ian Ference (June 2020)
 
LL/101064

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Ambrotypes - Ambrotypes: Portrait
Ambrotypes - Cased ambrotypes
Art - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Canada - Introduction to photography in Canada
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Photographica
Cased photographs - Cased ambrotypes
Civil engineering - Panama Canal - Second attempt (1904-1914)
Commercial catalogues - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Daguerreotypes - Packaging for daguerreotypes
Daguerreotypes - Stereo daguerreotypes
Ephemera - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
First World War (1914-1918) - Introduction to the First World War (1914-1918)
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Sepia-toned
Humour - Humorous illustrations and photography
Interiors of photographic studios - Photographs of the interiors of photographic shops and studios
Marketing - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Marketing - Marketing: Touting for business
Packaging - Packaging for daguerreotypes
Painting on photographs - Gelatin silver prints: Sepia-toned
Panama - Introduction to photography in Panama
Panama - Panama Canal - Second attempt (1904-1914)
Patents - Patent illustrations
Photographers - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photographic exhibitions - Introduction to photographic exhibitions
Photographic studios - Photographs of the interiors of photographic shops and studios
Photography assimilated into popular culture - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Humorous illustrations and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Introduction to popular culture and photography
Portrait - Ambrotypes: Portrait
Royalty - Queen Victoria
Stereoscopes - Introduction to stereoscopes
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Becker
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Book, magazine and ephemera illustrations
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Brewster
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Desktop
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Holmes-Bates
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Mascher
Stereoscopes - Stereoscopes: Wheatstone
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to books illustrated with stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereo daguerreotypes
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoview libraries for the armchair traveler
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Photographic studios
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Photographica
Tintypes - Tintypes: Photographica
Touting for business - Marketing: Touting for business
Travel - Introduction to travel photography
Travel - Marketing: Commercial catalogues
Travel - Stereoview libraries for the armchair traveler
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Becker
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Book, magazine and ephemera illustrations
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Brewster
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Desktop
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Holmes-Bates
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Mascher
Viewers - Stereoscopes: Wheatstone


 
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