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.