Grand Rapids in Stereographs: 1860-1900 (Images of America) by Thomas R. Dilley,John H. Logie

By Thomas R. Dilley,John H. Logie

starting round 1865, because the fledgling artwork and technology of images started to appear in towns and cities around the usa, a small staff of photographers, utilizing new tools and gear constructed many years sooner than in Europe, all started generating and supplying on the market stereographic perspectives of the folks, locations, and occasions that made up lifestyle within the then approximately 40-year-old urban of Grand Rapids. those photographic perspectives have been not like others
that had preceded them and while considered utilizing a distinct equipment, they offered an in depth, three-d portrait of the younger urban. as soon as brought, stereographic perspectives of the town, along these of extra far-off lands, turned wildly well known and shortly graced the houses of many during this urban and in other places. The stereographic playing cards themselves this present day provide an extraordinary and specific glimpse of
the urban, its citizens, and a few of the targeted and strange occasions that happened approximately a hundred and fifty years ago.

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