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Some 3D Photos of World War I from Rare, Vintage Stereo Camera
A Nerd's World ^ | circa, WWI | A Nerd's World

Posted on 07/04/2013 7:30:55 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Rare 3D Camera Found Containing Photos from WWI

Vintage 3D camera, circa WWI photo world-war-1-camera_zps8cf9a73d.jpg

"One cold morning last year, we attended an estate in the Niagara Falls where we were fortunate enough to come across and purchase a rare World War I Richard Verascope stereo camera previously owned by the French Army. The camera is in pristine condition and included the original leather carrying case and glass slides. Each slide is a piece of history in photographic form and I get shivers every time I place a glass slide into the 3D stereo viewer. Only at A Nerd’s World 986 Bathurst street can you see the 3D stereo camera, viewer, and actual World War I slides in person – leaving you with an experience you’ll never forget."

(Note: The following are some of the rendered 3D images as GIFs when the two stereoscopic images are combined. For more background info, visit the Nerd's World and IO9 links provided in the comment post.)

World War I tank in 3D gif photo original_zps522d79dd.gif WWI tanks in the street

World War I in 3D gif photo original-1_zps8b062b33.gif WWI soldiers in the field

World War I in 3D gif - Comrades help wounded soldier photo original-2_zps0bb7b776.gif WWI soldiers help wounded comrade

World War I in 3D - In the Trench photo original-3_zpsac89e26a.gif WWI ... in the trench

World War I in 3D - Pushing the cannon up a hill photo original-4_zpsd50eebb3.gif WWI ... pushing cannon up a hill

World War I in 3D - Scale of destruction photo original-5_zpsb06f6a4e.gif WWI - The destruction of war

World WQar I in 3D - Funeral for the fallen photo original-6_zps1e3fc667.gif WWI - Funeral for the fallen

World War I in 3D - Cannon photo found-film-10_zpse72a2423.gif WWI ... Cannon

World War I in 3D - Prisoners of war photo found-film-2_zps7055a97a.gif WWI ... Marching the prisoners of war


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Chit/Chat; History; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous; Reference; Science
KEYWORDS: 3d; allies; france; frencharmy; modernwarfare; photography; richardverascope; stereocamera; thegreatwar; warfare; worldwar1; wwi
Amazing photos ... they are almost a century old.
1 posted on 07/04/2013 7:30:55 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: All

FYI ... for more references and background visit:

http://anerdsworld.com/verascope-world-war-1/

http://io9.com/rare-3d-camera-found-containing-photos-from-wwi-669397198


2 posted on 07/04/2013 7:31:54 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

With some effort it is possible to look at these side by side pictures and capture the stereo effect without a viewer.


3 posted on 07/04/2013 7:34:13 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DogByte6RER

Ping for later.


4 posted on 07/04/2013 7:34:35 PM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Very cool.


5 posted on 07/04/2013 7:37:51 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: DogByte6RER

That’s really neat.


6 posted on 07/04/2013 7:38:03 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: DogByte6RER

They fought the war during an earthquake????


7 posted on 07/04/2013 7:38:09 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: DogByte6RER

Very nifty!


8 posted on 07/04/2013 7:38:40 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: DogByte6RER

WOW! Stunning. Thanks for sharing.


9 posted on 07/04/2013 7:42:35 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: DogByte6RER

I’d rather the pictures be side by side so that I can transpose them myself to get the 3D effect.

It’s hard to see the flickering as anything but flickering.


10 posted on 07/04/2013 7:42:47 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Thank you.


11 posted on 07/04/2013 7:46:50 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: exDemMom

Wave your hand back and forth in front of your eyes at the same rate as the pictures are changing. If you do it just right, the image will stabilize and you will see the 3D effect.


12 posted on 07/04/2013 7:49:25 PM PDT by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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To: DogByte6RER

Neat - but shot of camera is printed backwards. (Shutter must be Armed, not demrA).


13 posted on 07/04/2013 7:49:40 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Incredibly moving photos. Bflr.


14 posted on 07/04/2013 7:51:44 PM PDT by colinhester
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To: brityank

lol ... And to think I just thought it was in a foreign language! (That was how the photo was posted to the blog sites by the original authors/posters.)


15 posted on 07/04/2013 7:59:56 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Thanks for posting those, they are AMAZING.

Someone also posted the “Faces of the American Revolution” tonight.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3039263/posts

Happy 4th to All!!


16 posted on 07/04/2013 8:04:43 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (Due to the current economic situation, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off!!)
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To: brityank
Actually, I think the shot is correct. However, the camera is resting upside-down on the box.

FWIW, the tanks in the first "stereograph" are French built. When the US invaded Afghanistan in the early 2000s, two of them were found in a junk yard. I think one of them, after both were refurbished, is in the US tank museum in KY.

OEM powertrain was a state-of-the-art Renault 4cyc, 35 HP engine...

17 posted on 07/04/2013 8:07:58 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: beef; mickie; flaglady47
I get a fairly good 3-D effect without waving my hand.

Wow....is this a first for Free Republic?

Leni

18 posted on 07/04/2013 8:10:09 PM PDT by MinuteGal (')
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To: onedoug

Check this out.


19 posted on 07/04/2013 8:30:26 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: DogByte6RER

Back to the future


20 posted on 07/04/2013 8:45:03 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Thanks for the post. My grandfather fought in that war.


21 posted on 07/04/2013 8:50:55 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: DogByte6RER

Wow.

Thanks for posting.


22 posted on 07/04/2013 8:51:47 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: exDemMom

If you squint just right it kind of pops in pretty good.


23 posted on 07/04/2013 8:56:53 PM PDT by this_ol_patriot
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To: pax_et_bonum

Bookmark


24 posted on 07/04/2013 9:14:29 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Thank you ..... Grateful for the pictures.

Stay safe !


25 posted on 07/04/2013 9:22:36 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: DogByte6RER

Some where in my junk box is a stereo camera lense assembly. Have never tried to use it, but bought it for some project that I planned but never executed. Will have to look at it and see who made it.


26 posted on 07/04/2013 10:02:38 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Ping


27 posted on 07/04/2013 10:26:48 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: DogByte6RER

Really amazing, thanks for posting.


28 posted on 07/04/2013 10:59:18 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: Calvin Locke; DogByte6RER
Actually, I think the shot is correct. However, the camera is resting upside-down on the box.

After re-looking, I see you're correct. Sorry that I misled anyone.

Thanks for the added info on the tanks. Quite amazing machines we build to destroy each other with - a necessary evil for freedom in our case!

29 posted on 07/04/2013 11:43:03 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Photobucket throttled your pics.


30 posted on 07/05/2013 5:09:43 AM PDT by Notforprophet
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To: DogByte6RER

Alas, nothing but “upgrade bandwidth” graphics all the way down.


31 posted on 07/05/2013 2:18:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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