Posted on Tuesday July 11, 2017

Updated on Thursday November 2, 2017

Vintage stereoscope cards

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Discover a collection of over 300 stereoscope cards (stereograms) from the late 19th century. Stereoscope cards describe a pair of two-dimensional images which could be viewed using a stereoscope, providing the perception of 3D depth.

Explore stereograms taken in France, England, Switzerland, Austria, the United States and more. This collection also includes photos by the Centennial Photographic Company: a firm that was active in Philadelphia circa 1876-1890 and that produced photographs during the Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition.

Provided by Tekniska Museet