The Civil War: a History in 3D

The Civil War: a History in 3D

Between 1860 and 1910, stereoscopes were very popular - almost every parlor contained one.  Many of the photographers who chronicled the American Civil War employed stereographic cameras to record images of that momentous struggle.  The stereo cards that they produced contain two images - one for each eye  When viewed with the stereoscope, each eye sees only the appropriate image, producing the illusion of three dimensions.  The photographs in this book were taken between 1861 and 1865.  They have been digitally restored and converted to red/cyan anaglyphs so that each eye sees only one of the superimposed images and the 3-D illusion is produced, just the way the photographers intended.  By Richard Loren Copley, 68 pages.

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