World War Through the Stereoscope
Scope and Contents
100 photographic prints on stereo cards (stereographs, b&w ; 9 x 18 cm. in case 19 x 19 cm) from the Keystone View Company's Stereographic Library Series (Rare Book Call No. D522 .W67). The slides were produced in 1923, but the photographs were taken from 1914-1921.
The stereoscopic views depict World War I scenes with lengthy captions (on back of cards). Included are images of battlefields and trenches, armaments, cavalry, buildings, hospitals and cemeteries, dirigibles, German prisoners, and Treaty of Versailles. Mainly images from France, but also Belgium, Germany, Turkey (Gallopoli), London, training in the U.S., ships at sea, and one view of submarines, battleships, and torpedo boats in San Diego Bay.
(Mss. Acc. 2009.178)
- Creation: circa 1914-1923
- Keystone View Company (Organization)
Language of Materials
0.10 Linear Feet
Described in the Swem Library online catalog under Call No. D522 .W67
Accessioned and processed in May 2009 by special collections staff. Rare book catalog record created by Content Services, May 2009.
- Guide to the World War Through the Stereoscope
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English