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The Ghost in the Stereoscope

Founded in 1854, the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company was a major publisher of stereographs-cards with two nearly identical photographs mounted side by side that can be viewed through a binocular de... more

Horse-drawn Omnibus, Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Today we have the battle of the horse-drawn tram versus omnibus photos. It's Cork ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9003944871 ) (the real capital of Ireland?) versus Dublin (the real capital of Ireland... more

70 Patrick Street, Cork

These are the premises of the legendary Guy's of Cork - photographers, stationers, and publishers of Guy's Cork Almanacs and Directories. At no. 69 to the left is Allen, a drapers perhaps as a sign in the windo... more

stereopair from "The Conway in the Stereoscope. Illustrated by Roger Fenton ... With notes, descriptive and historical, by James Bridge Davidson"

This image has been taken from scan 000202 from "The Conway in the Stereoscope. Illustrated by Roger Fenton ... With notes, descriptive and historical, by James Bridge Davidson". The title and subject terms of ... more

79 Grafton Street...

... was the Dublin School of Photography and Studio of Frederick Holland Mares.This gives us a much narrower dating window for this one than 1860-1883, as Mares moved to 118 Grafton Street ( http://jacolette.wo... more

[Young Woman with Beckers Tabletop Stereoscope]

Porter Photograph Parlors (American, active Janesville, Wisconsin, 1860s)

Stephen's Green, Dublin

This corner in Dublin is relatively unchanged, I think. Wish it were possible to make out some of the business names along the left side, but they're just too unclear...Fascinating to see so many women using um... more

Merchants Quay, Newry

Ships on the canal at Merchants Quay in Newry, alongside a nice brace of merchants' premises...Date: 1870s? (but definitely between 1860 and 1883)..NLI Ref.: STP_1179 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/STP_1179 )

"possibly outside railway station"? No, it's Woodside Skating Rink!

Does this location look familiar to anyone? Our catalogue information says "... possibly outside railway station"...Plus I'm wondering is that scaffolding or a railing on roof of the large establishme... more

Bangor Castle I

Paddle steamer Bangor Castle en fête for some big event! We don't know where this was taken. Can just make out ...KLOW at extreme left on the prow of the steamer behind the Bangor Castle...Date: 1860-1883..NLI ... more

Horse-drawn tram, Patrick Street, Cork

Today we have the battle of the horse-drawn tram versus omnibus photos. It's Cork (the real capital of Ireland?) versus Dublin ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9005122884 ) (the real capital of Ireland... more

The London Clown Cricketers are coming!

Knew there was no way we couldn't date this - how often did the London Clown Cricketers come to the Munster Hall and Mardyke Cricket Ground? (At the very least thought there'd be newspaper reports of mothers lo... more

S.S. Adolphine

The sailing ship Adolphine moored at the Custom House in Dublin, with a swivel bridge in the foreground. There are posters advertising Pleasure Trips to Lambay Island that also say "William Hall" - ha... more

"... a foot in foreground" = Ruins of Olderfleet Castle, Larne

Hope none of you are eyeing the foreground uneasily to search for a severed limb, but in our catalogue, this image is titled: "Road approaching village, ruin to right, side-car, tourist party, a foot in fo... more

Mystery Market = Grattan Square, Dungarvan!

We had no idea where this market place was, but mogey ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/mogey/ ) recognised it in record time as being Grattan Square in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford!..We have the National Bank on one... more

Glendalough before Round Tower was restored

Side cars, or perhaps more correctly, Jaunting Cars at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. We knew this was taken between 1860 and 1883, and the "bare headed" Round Tower has helped us to date it more accuratel... more

North Quay, Drogheda

The lure of the sea called to me again when I saw these gorgeous ships. But for those of you tired of maritime magnificence, there are some great businesses to be seen here too and the railway viaduct in the di... more

Bergrisinn við Dritvík / The rock giant by Dritvík, 1900-1915

Bergrisinn við Dritvík, Snæfellsnesi, 1900-1915..Iceland, The rock giant by Dritvík, Snæfellsnes, Iceland, 1900-1915...Ljósmyndari / Photographer: Magnús Ólafsson..Format: Eftirtaka af stereóskóp / Stereoscope... more

Gullfundurinn í Vatnsmýrinni í Reykjavík / The Gold finding in Vatnsmýri area, 1907

Gullfundurinn í Vatnsmýrinni í Reykjavík, gullborinn. 1907.Reykjavík, Iceland, The Gold finding in Vatnsmýri area, 1907..Ljósmyndari / Photographer: Magnús Ólafsson..Format: Eftirtaka af stereóskóp / Stereoscop... more

A handheld stereoscope

Publication: .Bethesda, MD : U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Health & Human Services, [2010] ..Language(s): .English. .Format: .Still image ..Subject(s): .Diagnostic Equi... more

Stull's patent stereoscope and self-angling camera, for producing statuary and life-like pictures.

Patent notice with explanatory text and two wood engraved illustrations showing camera and stereograph viewer.

Stull's patent stereoscope and self-angling camera, for producing statuary and life-like pictures.

Patent notice with explanatory text and two wood engraved illustrations showing camera and stereograph viewer.