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As a result of the scientific discoveries made in the first half of the 19th century with respect to optics and the nature of light and using appropriate projection equipment, the stereogram creates the illusion of depth and perspective. As soon as they were invented in the 1840s, stereograms provided a new form of entertainment for an enthusiastic public. The popularity of stereograms reached its peak from 1865 to 1889. During this 24-year period, photographers and editors produced millions of these photographic images.

Places

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Cottages at Lakes of Killarney, Ireland

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Cottages at Lakes of Killarney, Ireland
19th century
2001.438

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stereogram
Stockholm, Sweden
19th century
2001.432

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Street Scene, Leipsie, Germany

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Street Scene, Leipsie, Germany
19th century
2001.441.3

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The Lustgarden, Berlin, Germany

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The Lustgarden, Berlin, Germany
19th century
2001.441.2

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The Rialto Bridge, Venice

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The Rialto Bridge, Venice
19th century
2001.442.2

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The Waterfall of Trivoli, Italy

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The Waterfall of Trivoli, Italy
19th century
2001.430.1

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Boat Pier, Loch Katrine, Scotland

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Boat Pier, Loch Katrine, Scotland
20th century
2001.462

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Jerusalem

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Jerusalem
20th century
2001.449.2

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Vue du portail de la Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Pitié, Congrégation Notre-Dame, Montréal

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Vue du portail de la Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Pitié, Congrégation Notre-Dame, Montréal
20th century
2001.420.3

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Vue extérieure de la Maison-Mère, Congrégation Notre-Dame

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Vue extérieure de la Maison-Mère, Congrégation Notre-Dame
20th century
2001.405

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Vue générale de la Congrégation Notre-Dame, Montréal

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Vue générale de la Congrégation Notre-Dame, Montréal
20th century
2001.404.3

Activities

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Horiki, Iris Garden, Japan

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Horiki, Iris Garden, Japan
19th century
2001.443.1

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Off for a ride

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Off for a ride
19th century
2001.444.2

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Street scene and Cathedral, Holland

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Street scene and Cathedral, Holland
19th century
2001.437

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Taking Toll at the Bridge

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Taking Toll at the Bridge
19th century
2001.444.6

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The valley of Hinnom, Palestine

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The valley of Hinnom, Palestine
20th century
2001.447

Religious events

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 Christ Commending His Mother to St.John at the foot Of the Cross.

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Christ Commending His Mother to St.John at the foot Of the Cross.
20th century
2001.451.10

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Christ standing at the Cross while the Roman Order for the Crucifixion is read by the Centurion

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Christ standing at the Cross while the Roman Order for the Crucifixion is read by the Centurion.
20th century
2001.451.8

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In the Beautiful Garden of Gethsemane

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In the Beautiful Garden of Gethsemane.
20th century
2001.448

Stereogram In the Garden of Gethsamane, Judas betrays Christ

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In the Garden of Gethsamane, Judas betrays Christ.
2001.451.4

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 Ruins of the Home of Mary and Marthas, Bethany

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Ruins of the Home of Mary and Marthas, Bethany
20th century
2001.446

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The Celebrated Arch of Ecce Homo

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The Celebrated Arch of Ecce Homo.
20th century
2001.452.1

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The Childhood of Jesus. The scene of Christ before the doctors in the Temple

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The Childhood of Jesus. The scene of Christ before the doctors in the Temple.
20th century
2001.451.1

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 The Crucifixion. Christ nailed to the Cross

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The Crucifixion. Christ nailed to the Cross.
20th century
2001.451.11

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The flight into Egypt

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The flight into Egypt
20th century
2001.450.1

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The Ressurection. Christ rising from the tomb on the third day

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The Ressurection. Christ rising from the tomb on the third day.
20th century
2001.451.14

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 The sermon on the Mount. Jesus preaching to the multitude

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The sermon on the Mount. Jesus preaching to the multitude.
20th century
2001.451.3

Lay events

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Stereogram Japanese Festival, Yokohama, Japan

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Japanese Festival, Yokohama, Japan
19th century
2001.443.2

Stereogram W.H. Seward’s Party, Yosemite

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W.H. Seward’s Party, Yosemite
19th century
2001.428

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A «SHIHO» trading with the advance guard of the Japanese Army

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A «SHIHO» trading with the advance guard of the Japanese Army
Early 20th century
2001.445.2

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At the king’s Dinner-July 5th 1902-Toynbee hall, Whitechapel, London, Eng.

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At the king’s Dinner-July 5th 1902-Toynbee hall, Whitechapel, London, Eng.
Early 20th century
2001.458.3

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 Camp life of the Japanese Soldier

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Camp life of the Japanese Soldier
Early 20th century
2001.445.4

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Elephantine splendor ar the Durvar, Delhi, India

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Elephantine splendor ar the Durvar, Delhi, India
Early 20th century
2001.457

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Gallant Storming of a Boer Kopje by the Suffolks, at Colesberg, S.A., Dec. 31st-praised by General French

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Gallant Storming of a Boer Kopje by the Suffolks, at Colesberg, S.A., Dec. 31st-praised by General French
Early 20th century
2001.456

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Scene in the Japanese Trenches

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Scene in the Japanese Trenches
Early 20th century
2001.445.6

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Wounded Japaneses soldiers coming to the hospital at Dalney

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Wounded Japaneses soldiers coming to the hospital at Dalney
Early 20th century
2001.445.5