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Geneva in 3D

On February 8, 2013 By

With the fantastic new Stereograph Card Collection of Geneva from the Geneva Historical Society, I felt inspired to make more gifs! I can’t get enough of them, even if they sometimes make me a little sea-sick.

Glenwood Cemetery, Geneva, NY



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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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