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The last post got a lot of responses (and we do love an adoring public), so now we’ll share the secret to our stereoscopic animations.

Take this image from the fantastic Buffalo Olmsted Parks Postcards & Stereo Views collection:

Right click the image and select “copy image.” In Photoshop, create a [...]

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Stereograph Animations

On October 17, 2012 By

Inspired by the New York Public Library’s Stereogranimator (, we’ve created a few animated stereographs from the collections on New York Heritage!

Stereoscopic cards were precursors to the iconic View Master toy.  Users slid the stereograph into a viewer and looked at each half of the image with a different eye, causing an [...]

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