Tag Archives: stereo

Pictures for an Auction March 19, 2017

Toronto. The latest PHSC auction will take place this month. These are some of the items to be auctioned (shown here on our web site – click the small icon that comes up to see the slide show and then click on any … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show Fall 2016

Toronto. In spite of its small size, the latest image show held by the PHSC was a success. While the admissions numbered about 100, they were more than enough for the small room allocated to us by the A&L club. … Continue reading

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A Modern Day Stereoscope?

Toronto. In a post the other day, George  Dunbar asked whether the Google Cardboard was the new modern-day stereoscope. We saw the Google Cardboard gadget back in February when Marissa Frosst demoed it at Ryerson. Your smartphone is used as … Continue reading

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Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR)

Toronto. You may think this topic is a bit odd for the PHSC, but consider stereographs. They were a form of AR/VR well over a century ago! And think of our recent road trip down to Ryerson University’s DME Lab … Continue reading

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View-Master Stereo Camera Ad

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me an email the other day showing over a dozen magazine ads from mid last century. The magazines of that era had many small illustrated want-ad size listings, often for ways to get rich … Continue reading

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A History of the Future 20160921 – a Review

A delightful night for the PHSC. Our host for the presentations was Joanna Beyersbergen of Ryerson. We had two key speakers: Bob Wilson of the PHSC on the history of stereo and 4th year Ryerson student Marissa Frosst on the … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-4

Toronto. Our brand new redesigned and retitled newsletter “PHSC News” was sent Saturday night to our members and others on our mail list at MailChimp. Hats off to editor David Bridge for a new delightful newsletter. The details of the … Continue reading

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Ginns Antique Photographica Auction Sept 17, 2016

Toronto. Editor Lansdale kindly emailed me this notice from Bryan Ginns. He and his wife Page are hosting their Antique Photographica Auction this coming September 17th. Both cameras and images are being offered. The catalogue is now online. Have a … Continue reading

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Wiggle GIF Stereos

Toronto. Photographic Canadiana editor Bob Lansdale sent me this “wiggle 3D” image with a c1880s view from the top of King St in Saint John, NB. The image was shared in the Canadian Photographic History group on Facebook by Jim Murray. Note that … Continue reading

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Lorne Shields and the Velocipede in 3D

Toronto. We had a relatively big turnout Wednesday to hear Lorne’s talk.  Bob Lansdale counted some 50+ members and public in attendance. Lorne is a well-known and respected authority on bicycle history who has spoken widely in North America and Europe … Continue reading

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