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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The following is taken from the book’s official website, www. Francois Benjamin Lamiche, who owned the copyright to the earliest diableries and who must have hired Hennetier and, later, Habert, was a bitter opponent of the regime.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ridernyc rated it really liked it May 16, This book is a keeper – one of my “chained” books that I hope to never see leave my library NO! Brian and his coauthors explore the magic stereo photography and the meaning of the image on each card is interpreted. Most of these tableaux were made by two men: The authors point out some points that hint at underlying messages about and in opposition to France’s Second Empirea period about which I knew almost nothing.

We show the effect here in stereo, and in mono. Williams to a global audience. 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. Behind the thin veneer of raucous entertainment is a social commentary. We want to see scary faces, weird colour tints, strange and eerie doubles.

Books by Brian May. The scenes depicted in these Diableries were made in clay, on a table-top, with amazing skill, by a small bunch of gifted sculptors, and then photographed with a stereo camera. Valeria Quintana rated it it was amazing Feb 25, 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. In France, aroundfrom the loins of a traditional national fascination with all things diabolical, was born a new sensation — a series of visionary dioramas depicting life in a strange parallel universe called ENFER — Hell — communicated to an eager audience by means of stereoscopic cards, to be viewed in the stereoscopes which had already become popular in the s.


Those of us over a certain age fear not – your secret is safe with me! Mays continued pursuit of re publishing refurbished versions suggests Virtual History is actually a very old vision first conceived of in mid Century Europe.

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The cards are works of art in themselves, and are known as FRENCH TISSUES, constructed in a special way to enable them hfll be viewed in a stereoscope illuminated from the front, for a normal ‘day’ appearance in monochrome, or illuminated from the back, transforming the view into a ‘night’ scene, in which hidden colours magically appear, and the eyes of the skeletons leap out in red, in a most macabre way! In France, aroundfrom the loins of a advengures national fascination with all things uell, was born a new sensation – a series of visionary dioramas depicting life in a strange parallel universe called ENFER – Hell – communicated to an eager audience by means of stereoscopic cards, to be viewed i the stereoscopes which had already become popular in the s.

Please do not reproduce without permission. The writing, the interpretation of the satire, the work these French artists took mainly two in creating what could be called diorama’s, all dating from the Second Empire of Napolean the Third.

For those of us who are trained historianshowever, the book takes on deeper social meaning in light of the fantastic historical overview and bibliographies presented at the end.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ina Planet Rock poll saw May voted the 7th greatest guitarist of all time. Nana Fiableries rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Discover evadanah22’s colorful work! This book, the fruit stereocsopic 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.

Well anyway, for those not familiar with this marvellous device, you would insert cardboard discs into a slot at the top and, by carefully holding your ugly lump of Those of us over a certain age fear not – your secret is safe with me!

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For more information about the book, visit www. Probably due to the success of the Block Series, a number of other series of Diableries were produced, some by Hennetier and Habert, and some by others, and we plan to show all these series here on the LSC site. To ask other readers questions about Diableriesplease sign up. It is in the biographies of the artists there were several, with two, Louis Alfred Habert and Pierre Adolphe Hennetier being the most prominent and the primary producers of the diableries, Francois Benjamin Lamiche and Adolphe Block, that we come to helk the impetus for referencing and disparaging the French Emperor, Napoleon III.


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Diableries – Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell

If you’re a new visitor to these shores, and are thinking ‘What in Hell is this 3-D stuff, and how do I view it? Knowing all of this and more – there is more, but I shall forbear. Want to Read saving…. Her credits include publications on 19th-century photography, as well as the siableries of many photographic exhibits. The ‘Odalisques’ are Satan’s Harem girls.

Paula Richardson Fleming is a photographic historian with a special interest in stereo photography. Of course, this is the basis for all modern 3-D techniques, but the fact that the Victorians went to such meticulous efforts to create such stunning pictures makes Stereoscopy its own very distinctive art-form.

The cards, called ‘Diableries’ which translates roughly as ‘Devilments’ depict a whole advehtures underworld, populated by devils, satyrs and skeletons which are very much alive and, for the most part, having fun. This book will be a family heirloom that will hopefully be passed down for generations long after I have joined the choir eternal.

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This is so cool. The resulting stereo pair of prints was made on thin albumen paper, and water-colours were applied – not to the front surface, as in the case of normal stereo cards, like the ‘Scenes in Our Village’ cards shown elsewhere on this site – but to the back of the prints. Donna rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Open Preview See a Problem?

Yes, it’s that good. Nick incidentally, my favorite portrayal of the devil is that of “Mr. But let’s not lose sight of the fact that this is a book about Satan.