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19th Century San Antonio 3D Stereocards Available Online

Around 1840, photography and stereoscopy were discovered. Stereoscopic cards takein by Henry Doerr in San Antonio were selling by the thousands in the middle of 19th century. If you ve an old mirror stereoscope, you can enjoy 3D pictures the same way people watched them a full hundred years before the frist 3DTV was invented! This picture and many othersare from  the Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views preserved in the New York Public Library and recently published online to the NYPL Digital Collection.

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Download or Buy

Most of the NYPL stereocards are free to download in 300 or 760 pixels format, with high-res versions available from $50 to $570 according to size and support (art-print, archival paper, or stretched canvas).

More Info

For more info, visit the New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Source : MySanAntonio.