In additional to his usual fare - fancy estates, towns, zoos, and so on - VistaScreen's photographer Stanley Long dabbled in artistic figure studies. Largely unadvertised for obvious reasons - this was 1950s Britain after all - few of these sets are floating around. Here's the first in the Miss Continentale series.
VistaScreen had the opportunity to create some historically interesting stereoviews when they finally sent one of their photographers out of the United Kingdom - and down to Southern Ireland. Sadly, but predictably, they opted instead to show some rather standard (if well-taken) views of some rather standard tourist destinations in the "rebel county".
First used by man in the Paleolithic era, the interconnected Wookey Hole Caves stretch far into the earth, through vast, flooded chambers created by the underground River Axe. Used as a Doctor Who shooting location in "Revenge of the Cybermen",
Explore the caves that inspired one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's horror stories in 3D, through VistaScreen's series of 10 stereoviews.
A light-hearted series of poorly shot stereoviews from the goodly folk at VistaScreen.
Who doesn't love a good circus? The elephants, the clowns, the peanuts, the acrobats, the pretty ladies, the frightening tigers, the overwhelming sense of spectacle - all for the price of admission. In the United Kingdom, the circus was all but dead after the Great War. But then a former Captain from the Royal Army …
Welcome to my new blog, which I have decided to call Brooklyn Stereography, in honor of the beloved Borough in which I live, and the general focus of my endeavors here. As a brief overview, I will be posting some bits and bobs from my collection, while simultaneously embarking on what interests me most about …