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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 of the structure…

 


Courtesy of Frank Mitchell
 


Same image as above but different cropping
Courtesy of Frank Mitchell
 



 

 

from Ocean Beach...

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
   
     
   
 

Courtesy of Frank Mitchell

 


by moonlight...

     
 
     

from Sutro Heights...

     
   
     
     
     
     
     
 
     

amateur views...

     
     
     
     
     
 
  July 9 1904 (reverse)  

  
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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