These are just some of the optical antiques we’ve sold over the past 22 years. If you see one you can’t live without, let us know. We might get lucky and locate its sibling.
We’ve always liked to look at things that remind of us of where we aren’t (or with whom we’re not) at the moment, and the photograph, invented in the mid-1820’s by Nicéphore Niépce, was the first step in many that took us from the Daguerreotype to the Polaroid, from the Praxinoscope to the iPhone. Along the way, there was stereography — an early and entertaining diversion whose whose optical principles are still central to most types of contemporary VR technology.
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