New York’s Printing House Square

I collect architectural and street views of New York City, and one of the more unusual places of the late 19th C was Printing House Square, near City Hall. It was the site of the major newspapers (before they moved uptown) and the typefoundries (before the consolidated and moved out of town). A statue of […]

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Oliver Wendell Holmes and Stereoviewing

Holmes-style stereoviewer (Image via Wikipedia)The history of 3-D from stereoscope to : The New YorkerThe New Yorker has an interesting piece on the development of 3-D stereoscopy, really a review notice of Ray Zone’s book Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of the 3-D Film, 1838-1952, and really a book about movies. I find some of […]

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