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The Victorian Stereo Sensation

Watch as this video investigates the wide range of imagery available for stereoscopic viewing.

In this video Denis Pellerin discusses how Victorians enjoyed stereo images and introduces the concept of ‘armchair travel’.

This is the second of three videos recorded at the National Museums Collection Centre in Edinburgh, on 21 October 2015, featuring photo historian Denis Pellerin in conversation with Principal Curator (now Research Associate) Dr. Alison Morrison-Low. A transcript is available in this section.

We will use the response to stereos that Pellerin shares here as the basis for a Discussion step later in the course.

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Stereoscopy: An Introduction to Victorian Stereo Photography

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