Paris: B.K Edit. ND (ca 1880). Hardcover. Oblong octavo. 24 captioned stereoscopic plates, as issued. Mounted plates housed in contemporary cloth clamshell box, with blind tooling and gold lettering on top lid (Stereoskop- Galerie). Photographs of scenes from the life of Jesus constructed with clay figures, backed with hand-colored tissue to give startlingly dramatic effect when backlit. Complete collection of 24. Each plate measures 3 1/2" x 7" and is captioned in French, Spanish, Italian, English, and German. Minor rubbing along edges of clamshell box. Moderate abrasion to plates 2 (13 tiny holes punched to first stereoscopic view), 3 (0.5" closed tear), and 22 (0.5" closed tear). Box and plates in overall good+ condition. g. Item #34609
1) The Nativity, the Sheperds' Adoration 2) Adoration of the Wise Men 3) The Flight in Egypt 4) Jesus with the Doctors 5) The Wedding at Cana 6) Jesus preaches upon the mountain 7) Jesus' Entry to Jerusalem 8) Jesus betrayed by Judas 9) Jesus is sentenced to death (1st station) 10) Jesus carries his cross (2nd station) 11) Jesus falls the first time (3rd station) 12) Jesus meets his mother (4th station) 13) Jesus assisted by Simon the Cyrenean (5th station) 14) Sta Veronica wipes Jesus' face (6th station) 15) Jesus falls the second time (7th station) 16) Jesus comforts the women of Jerusalem (8th station) 17) Jesus falls the third time (9th station) 18) Jesus stripped of his clothes (10th station) 19) Jesus is tied upon the cross (11th station) 20) Jesus dies on the cross (12th station) 21) Jesus is taken down the cross (13th station) 22) Jesus is layed in the grave (14th station) 23) The Resurrection 24) Ascension of Jesus.