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Stereoviews

Stereoviews were very popular at the turn of the century.  And considering how very few years the Victorian Cliff House existed, there were a surprisingly large number of stereo photographs taken…

 

 


Courtesy of Frank Mitchell
 


Same image as above but different cropping
Courtesy of Frank Mitchell
 




 


"Cliff House and Seal Rocks SF CAL, Olaf P. Larson"
billboard in distance: "Hunter Rye" (link)
 

 

from Ocean Beach...

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  the above two views appear to be a set
     
 

Courtesy of Frank Mitchell
 

 
 
  Library of Congress (link)  


by moonlight...

     
 
     

from Sutro Heights...

     
   
     
     
     
     
     
     

amateur views...

     
     
     
     
     
  July 9 1904 (reverse)
 
 
J.H. Turney & Co    
  Sequence taken during a storm, Mar 13 1905

  
glass stereoviews

   

 


Glass stereoview, courtesy of Thomas Anschütz Much/Germany
Exhibit link (German) (English)
More on August Fuhrmann's invention (German) (English)
Still more:  (German) (English)
 



"Ship Entering the Golden Gate, San Francisco, Calif."
Later (1909) Cliff House
 


 

 
If you have a pair of those blue/red 3D glasses, here's a movie showing stereoviews converted to anaglyphs

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