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Lorraine Dexter

Lorraine Lethuray Dexter, a former New Yorker now living in Vermont, began collecting stereoscopic views in 1938 and today has about 30,000 of them, as well as examples of all kinds of viewers in use during stereo’s golden age. The pictures shown here are from her collection.

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Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes asserted “a slight claim on the gratitude of mankind” for inventing a cheap and handy device for viewing three-dimensional photographs. History is still in his debt for the craze he started and the pictures it has left behind