Today, on the centenary of the Great War's effective end with the 11 a.m. Armistice, I present 100 stereographic (and 2D) photographs from a soldier's-eye point of view. Lest we forget.
An examination of how one can take a century-old Great War negative in rough shape and recover as much detail as possible to provide a salvageable archival digital positive.
One hundred years ago today, Wilfred Owen, a Lieutenant in the 2nd Manchesters - and an as-yet unknown poet - fell to German guns in the crossing of the Sambre-Oise Canal in the Second Battle of the Sambre. Here's a brief account of the final three years of his life, with 3D photographs that show the gritty reality of the Great War.
I recently acquired 9 new Great War glass stereoviews from a very generous eBay seller - and present them with captions here.
In a stack of random amateur stereoviews that accompanied a recent Great War purchase on eBay, I was delighted to find this photo that reminded me of some of Diane Arbus's early portraits.
French soldiers passed the interminably long days, weeks, and months in the trenches in numerous ways. One of these ways was by playing the card game Manille.
The first in a daily series on the Great War that will continue through the end of November, to honor the memories of those who fought and those who died.
In which we examine the first 11 slides in the Puthon Collection, meet some of our cast of characters, and see the beauty of the regions around Chamonix and Salvan through the lens of an inexperienced stereo photographer.
An overview of the Puthon Collection, which inspired the creation of this blog.
An overview of, and introduction to, "Brooklyn Stereography", its crackpot author, the subjects to be covered, and so on and so forth.