In the 19th century the new art of photography changed how people viewed the world. Now they did not have to make long, dangerous, and expensive journeys to learn about faraway lands – photography could take you there. Meanwhile, the development of 3D stereoscopes, together with photography, would create an “immersive experience” which even families of modest means could enjoy.
The stereoscope with its photographic view cards would introduce people to scenes from around the world. [Read more…] about Stereoscopes: Bringing The World To Your Parlor