A crisp photograph of Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, copyright 1901 by H. C. White of Bennington, Vermont. This antique stereoview shows the amazing clarity and quality that is typical of this publisher and photographer. This fortress was a Union held fort in Civil War Virginia, and was a 'contraband camp' where former slaves sought freedom.
H. C. White was one of the top stereoscopic studios of the day, only behind Keystone and Underwood & Underwood in output, but of much better quality. Hawley C. White's specialty was optical glass and he put this to amazing use in producing his views.
Stereoviews were once produced in large quantities, a form of 3D entertainment and a way for people to see exotic or interesting locales far from home using a stereoscopic viewer - like the stereoscope. They are two nearly identical views photographed from a single stereoscope camera with two lens.
SIZE: 7 inches x 3 1/2 inches.
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