Diableries has 88 ratings and 6 reviews. Forrest said: Let’s get the obligatory cataloging information out of the way first, shall we?Diableries: Stere. Les Diableries is the title of a series of stereoscopic photographs published in Paris during the s. The photographs, commonly known as stereoviews, portray sculpted clay vignettes which depict scenes of daily life in Hell. Pellerin (), Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell, London Stereoscopic Company. ‘Diableries – Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell’ was published on 31 October , The book is a study of ‘Diableries’, which are French stereo cards produced.

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This book, the fruit of half a lifetime’s study by three impassioned authors, brings every one of the published Diableries into the 21st century for the very first time.

This 3-D phenomenon, which fascinated a nation for 40 years, is now yours to share. Donna rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Iris Tower rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Mick Dann rated it it was amazing Dec 28, A set of 12 stereoscope cards from the book were later included in the ‘Victorian Gems’ boxed adventuers in But this set was not entirely new; it included a number of scenes which had already been published in This has obviously been a real labour of love for the three Stereoscopy enthusiasts syereoscopic Dr.

Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell

We show the effect here in stereo, and in mono. The same image as above but in stereoscopic format.

A Lecture by Miss Satan. The print and the backing tissue were then mounted together, sandwiched between two cardboard frames – each with twin cut-out ‘windows’ for the prints, and the whole was glued together to make a French Tissue stereo card.

For more information about the book, visit www. The Diableries were a collection of Stereoscopic cards produced in France – made by photographing a tableaux created from sculpted miniatures – which became hugely popular during the latter-half of the 19th Century.


Diableries – Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell

We are told, in the historical section at the back of the book, that most French schools skip right over this period when teaching French history. This 3-D phenomenon, which fascinated a nation for 40 years, is now yours to share. The hlel is taken from the book’s official website, www. Get creative and good luck! Books by Brian May.

We plan to add a axventures section with more detail on the construction of these ‘devil tissues’, as they are sometimes known in English-speaking countries. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list.

His son, Alphonse Benjamin, had died of typhus while en route to the Crimean War, and the government, it seems, did not notify the family in a timely manner. The book is a study of ‘Diableries’, which are French stereo cards produced between andwhich have fascinated Brian for over 40 years since first discovering them as a student.

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Diableries, Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell by Denis Pellerin, Brian May, Paula Fleming

Brian and his coauthors explore the magic stereo photography and the meaning of the image on each card is interpreted. Hardcoverpages. Open Preview See a Problem? Nick incidentally, my favorite portrayal of the devil is that of “Mr. Or, at least, it is unclear when they were notified. He was bitten by the stereo bug in the ‘s, has been fascinated by the Diableries for over 25 years and has written several books and articles on 19th-century stereophotography for various magazines, institutions and museums.

Please login to leave a comment. It was also available as a special deluxe collectors edition, which was signed by the authors, bound in faux leather with gilt edged pages, and came with a iin Owl stereoscope viewer and a certificate.


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The cards depict scenes from Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, but are filled with sardonic wit and topical humour that poke a lot of fun at the social and political climate of the era. Carlos Smith rated it it was amazing May 24, He was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire in for “services to the music industry”. This section provides a window into some fascinating stereo cards, which were made exclusively in Adbentures, beginning in the s, and continuing on until around A Diablerie French Tissue stereo card, reproduced actual size.

Thomas rated it it was amazing Jul 22, A Diablerie is a special kind of stereo card with images of the underworld on them. Contents include an introductory preface written by May, a section revealing “The Magic of Stereo Photography,” detail pages including Diableries dioramas taking place jn hell, usually, and featuring Satan and his minionsa timeline, a section on “Peripheral Diableries,” which don’t quite fit into the formally-recognized diableries, a section giving instructions on how to take stereo photographs with your cell phone!

Also, Lamiche was arrested, fined, and imprisoned for possessing and distributing obscene pictures and for having conspired with other Hell photographers, to write a petition to the Emperor asking for an appeal on their collective cases.

Onwards to the book! Jul 14, Jenn rated it it was amazing. Stereoscopy is a process that involves using two images of a subject taken from slightly different angles, and placing them side-by-side.