Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
The University of Edinburgh and National Museums Scotland
This online course has explored the 19th century craze for stereoscopy in Great Britain. The course covered topics including the science of taking and seeing images in 3D, introducing some of the key practitioners who quickly moved from experimentation to successful commercial exploitation of the medium. You have successfully engaged with this course, taking part in discussions, posting comments and undertaking quizzes to test your knowledge of 19th century stereoscopy.
2 weeks, 3 hours per week
Community Engagement Manager
National Museums Scotland
- Explain the stereoscopic process
- Assess the contribution of key practitioners of stereo photography in 19th century Britain
- Demonstrate awareness of the social, cultural and economic context of photography in 19th century Britain
- Describe 19th century photographic techniques
- Identify places depicted in stereo images
You have covered the key themes of the course:
- The Great Exhibition, London, 1851
- The rise of stereo photography
- Armchair travel
- Stereo sensations in Britain
- Practitioners: GW Wilson, TR Williams
- Playing with stereo
Issued on 17th January 2022
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