Stereoscopic photographs of the First World War together with viewer

Object Title

Stereoscopic photographs of the First World War together with viewer

Stereoscopic photographs of the First World War together with viewer


1914 - 1918





Scope and Content

In three boxes, made up as book backs, labelled Vol. I, II; III, IV; V, VI, with viewer in similar box labelled Vol. I, II


4 boxes; 300 photographs; 1 stereographic viewer

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Copyright Keystone View Company



KEY 1/1 - Serajevo, Yugoslavia, scene of murder of Crown Prince which started the flame that engulfed all Europe
KEY 1/2 - Parade of Cuirassier Guards marching to the Parade Ground, Berlin, Germany
KEY 1/5 - French colonial (Morocco) cavalry in Paris
KEY 1/6 - The 48th Highlanders of Toronto
KEY 1/7 - Vise, Belgium, scene of the first conflict of the war
KEY 1/12 - "Mur Tschoffen," wall in Dinant before which Germans shot many loyal Belgians
KEY 1/13 - Altar of Maliines Cathedral, wrecked by German shells
KEY 1/14 - Cardinal Mercier, renowned Belgian prelate, speaking at Dinant, Belgium
KEY 1/17 - Awaiting enemy in French trenches with rifle and mitraileuse
KEY 1/18 - French cavalry ready to follow an infantry attack
KEY 1/19 - French cavalry horses swimming river, in Northern France
KEY 1/20 - Tangled ruins of Marne bridge blown up by Germans and Red Cross train wreck
KEY 1/21 - National road bridge over the Marne, blown up to prevent German advance
KEY 1/24 - Inspecting a nearly completed pontoon bridge in the French sector of the West Front
KEY 1/25 - French troops crossing the Marne by pontoon bridge
KEY 1/26 - Battle of the Aisne,French Infantry transfering to left wing
KEY 1/29 - The Highland Regiment of the British Army marching through Boulogne
KEY 1/31 - Marshal Haig and General Antoine at review of French First Division
KEY 1/32 - Ypres Cathedral in ruins, British lorry in foreground
KEY 1/33 - Shell bursting in the Grand Place, Ypres, Belgium
KEY 1/36 - British Royal Engineers constructing second line of trenches in Flanders
KEY 1/37 - "And the trench was a reeking shambles," German dead in the La Bassee Area
KEY 1/38 - Strong concrete German position and victims after Battle of Menin Road
KEY 1/40 - Where Hell was Loose, War's Indescribable Desolation and Unburied Victims, Lens
KEY 1/43 - Temporary homes in devasted Lens, long occupied by the Germans, France
KEY 1/44 - Proud men of the north who fought on Flander's field
KEY 1/45 - "Down in a shell crater, we fought like Kilkenny cars", Battle of Cambrai
KEY 1/48 - Historic first landing of Allied troops at Dardanelles
KEY 1/49 - West Beach, Galipoli, scene of British landing and of terrible battles
KEY 1/50 - Serbian reserves in the Balkan mountains awaiting orders to advance
KEY 1/51 - Serbian cavalry ready for battle on the Balkan plains
KEY 1/55 - No Man's Land, sea of barbed wire in front of Bulgarian lines, Salonika Front
KEY 1/56 - Rifle grenade in a British first line trench in the Balkans
KEY 1/59 - View in a trench kitchen underground on the Salonika Front
KEY 1/61 - View from stage of a Serbian Army audience in an outdoor theatre at the front. prompter in foreground
KEY 1/62 - Modern cliff dwellers, a regimental headquarters back of Serbian Front
KEY 1/63 - Water front of Trieste, the prize taken by Italy from Austria
KEY 1/66 - Watching an airplane combat over the Italian lines
KEY 1/67 - Camp of Italian outpost on steep alpine slope
KEY 1/68 - Fire spray captured from the Austrians in the district of Vapitello in Italy
KEY 1/70 - British battle cruiser Indomitable, which sunk the German battle cruiser Blucher
KEY 1/73 - A French relief column of Algerian Zouaves in forest of Argonne
KEY 1/74 - French Gunners Charging Huge 270 mm. (Howitzer) in Forest of Argonne
KEY 1/75 - "And they did not pass", main entrance and gate into city of Verdun, France
KEY 1/78 - Poilus preparing barbed wire for front line, Lempire, Meuse, France
KEY 1/79 - A village reduced to debris near Verdun, France
KEY 1/80 - A battery of the famous 270 mortars (Howitzers), Mount St. Eloi
KEY 1/81 - Entrenched Highlanders on the lookout using mirror periscope
KEY 1/82 - President Poincare and Marshall Joffre, visiting officers' quarters on the Somme Front
KEY 1/85 - Ruins of famous church at Albert, France
KEY 1/86 - Ruined village of Eclusiers, France, M'lle Semmer decorated for heroic action under fire
KEY 1/87 - The world renowned cathedral at Reims France ruined by the Germans
KEY 1/92 - The ruined stronghold of Fort de la Malmaison, Chemin des Dames, France
KEY 1/93 - Chemin de Dames, barbed wire entanglement
KEY 1/94 - Desolate waste on Chemin des Dames battlefield, France
KEY 1/97 - Weird desolation of Berry au Bac, after four years of fighting, France
KEY 1/98 - "Through it all like horror runs the red redentment of the guns," Oise, France
KEY 1/99 - "Out where the bombs are bursting and the cannons like hell-doors slam"
KEY 1/100 - The terrible desolation of once fertile hills and valleys, France
KEY 1/101 - Searching the Ruins, "Somewhere in France"
KEY 1/105 - Alincourt, France; German Ammunition Camp Destroyed by Allied Airmen
KEY 1/106 - German Ammunition Depont, after Visit of French Airmen, Alincourt, Ardennes, France
KEY 1/109 - Setting up Large Searchlight in Advance Lines, Vosges Sector
KEY 1/111 - In a French Trench, Sandbag Protected, Showing Dart Bombs
KEY 1/112 - French Soldiers Resting in the Trenches
KEY 1/113 - Red Cross "Dog Encampments" Behind the Lines in the French Sector
KEY 1/117 - Rendering First Aid to the Wounded in the French Trenches
KEY 1/118 - Bringing in Wounded on French Front after Battle Ablain St. Nazaire
KEY 1/120 - British Red Cross Ambulance in French Service, Northern France
KEY 1/124 - French Convalescents, Nicknamed "The Cripples", about to Return to the Front
KEY 1/125 - Allied Soldiers Binding up the Wounds of Their Prisoners after the Battle
KEY 1/129 - Section of Many Miles of French Field Kitchens
KEY 1/131 - Provisioning an Immense Army- British Transpor Wagons in France
KEY 1/132 - Modern Artillery Transport by Auto in France
KEY 1/136 - A British 9.2 inch Howitzer Under Camouflage
KEY 1/137 - Feeding "Grannie"- Shell Hoisted into Position
KEY 1/142 - French 75 Millimeter Guns in Ambush Near German Trenches
KEY 1/143 - Artillerymen Who, Between the Germans and the Mud, are Emplacing Their Guns With Difficulty
KEY 1/144 - Famous 8 inch Howitzer in Its Camoulaged Position on the British Front
KEY 1/148 - Zeppelin Flying Over a German Town- Lower Valley of the Rhine
KEY 1/149 - House in Southend, England, Wrecked by Bombs from Raiding Zeppelins
KEY 1/151 - Zeppelin Wrecked and Burned- Ruins Being Inspected by French Troops
KEY 1/152 - "Enemy Airmen Successfully Bombed One of Our Supply Trains," Official report
KEY 1/156 - The Eyes of the Army- View of German Town from American Airplane
KEY 1/157 - Bridgnet Michelin Bombarding Airplane Ready to Ascend
KEY 1/163 - "Through sickly shrapnel-sown meadows reaped by death alone"
KEY 1/164 - Watching "the Crimson Choris of the Guns" Playing to the Enemy
KEY 1/167 - Huge Shell Hole besides a Highway, France
KEY 1/168 - Monument in Memory of Canadians Who Fellat Vimy in April, 1917
KEY 1/169 - Boyish German Prisoners at a Dressing Station, Longpont
KEY 1/170 - German Prisoners, Under Guard of French Soldiers, Were Humanely Treated by the Allies
KEY 1/171 - "And Now We Lie in Flanders' Fields." Vallee Foulon, France
KEY 1/175 - "Red fields of slaughter sloping down to ruin's black abyss"
KEY 1/176 - His Last Fight- "See he lies, death staring from his eyes"- Somewhere in France
KEY 1/182 - Huge Armoured Tank Making Its Way through a Smoke Screen
KEY 1/183 - How France Aided Her Fighters- Renault Tanks Going to the Front
KEY 1/187 - For Five Hours New York's Citizen Army Poured by Reviewing Stand, Twenty Men Abreast
KEY 1/188 - Looking Over Soldiers' Quarters- General Hospital in Distance, Camp Upron, N.Y.
KEY 1/190 - Sunshine Keeps Our Soldiers Healthy. Daily Sunning of Equipment
KEY 1/194 - Our Boys in France Learning to Correctly Use Gas Masks
KEY 1/195 - Soldiers About to Enter Tear-Gas Trench, Camp Dix, New Jersey
KEY 1/198 - Our Answer to the Kaiser- 3,000 of America's Millions Eager to Fight for Democracy
KEY 1/199 - Thousands Marching, Thousands Watching! Our National Army, Chicago, Aug. 4, 1917
KEY 1/201 - Sousa's Famous Marine Band Playing on South Steps of Treasury Building., Washington, DC
KEY 1/202 - Thousands of Uncle Sam;s Sailors, Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois
KEY 1/205 - A Sailor's Sweeping Day Reminds Him Keenly of Home and Mother - Life on Board a Battleship
KEY 1/206 - Marines and Sailors Dispersing after an Assembly Aft for Instructions - Life on Board a Battleship
KEY 1/207 - Bugler Calling Marines and Sailors to Assemble for Instruction- Life on Board a Battleship
KEY 1/212 - Joffre and Pershing in Governor's Gardens, Paris, France
KEY 1/213 - Marshall Foch, General Pershing, Madame Joffre, Marshall Joffre and General Dubail, at Paris
KEY 1/214 - Camp Pontanezen, at Brest, France, from Which American Soldiers Were Returned to the United States
KEY 1/218 - Lafayette, We Are Here! First American Soldiers that Marched in Paris
KEY 1/219 - Entrance to Dugout, Y.M.C.A. Station at Bandonviller
KEY 1/220 - An Interesting Scene in the Social Room of a Y.M.C.A. Army Camp Hut
KEY 1/221 - General De Puydraguen Coming Out of a Trench near Lac Blanc in the Vosges Section
KEY 1/224 - Wrecked Submarine at Bruges, Belgium, a German Submarine Base
KEY 1/225 - One of the Notorious U-boats Stranded on the South Coast of England after Surrender
KEY 1/226 - Looking South over Chateau-Thierry from the Ramparts of the Old Chateau
KEY 1/232 - Looking from Belleau Village South across the Valley to Belleau Wood
KEY 1/233 - Grave of Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt, Buried by Germans where He Fell
KEY 1/236 - Ruins of Longpont Village and Abbey, France
KEY 1/237 - Artillery Observers Telephoning Headquarters from the Front on the Marne
KEY 1/238 - Captured German Machine Guns on Road from Villers-Cotterets to Soissons
KEY 1/240 - Bringing in 1900 German Prisoners Captured by American Forces, France
KEY 1/244 - German Battery of 150 mm. Guns, Captured by American Troops Near Montfaucon
KEY 1/245 - An American Division Headquarters at the Front
KEY 1/248 - General Pershing Awarding Congressional Medals to Brave American Boys, Chaumont, France
KEY 1/249 - Our Doughboys at Work- Ordnance Repair Shop, Mehun-sur-Yevre, France
KEY 1/251 - "Kamarad" and German Trophies in a French Chateau
KEY 1/252 - The Stars and Stripes Flying over Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, on the Rhine, Germany
KEY 1/253 - Guards at American Bridgehead Boundary, Montabaur, East of the Rhine
KEY 1/257 - Tractor-drawn Artillery of 89th Division Before Largest Hangar in Germany
KEY 1/258 - U.S. Army Tractor Negotiating the Steep Declivities of Rhine at Coblenz
KEY 1/260 - Observation Balloons near Coblenz, Germany
KEY 1/264 - Introducing Baseball in Germany, U.S. Army of Occupation on the Rhine
KEY 1/265 - After the Strennuous War Days- American Boys Enjoying a Rhine Excursion
KEY 1/268 - Cementing Anglo-French Friendship, Soldiers of France in London
KEY 1/269 - Victory Day Celebration, July 14, 1919- Arch of Triumph, Paris
KEY 1/271 - Sons of France on Parade in Paris
KEY 1/272 - Gallant Legionaires od Czechoslovakia on Parade, Prague
KEY 1/276 - President Wilson and Brand Whitlock at Nieuport, Belgium
KEY 1/277 - Where the Peace Treaty was Signed, Palace of Versailles, France
KEY 1/283 - Some of Our Two Million Fighters Ready for Home, Brest, France
KEY 1/284 - Our Boys Boarding Transport For "the Good Old USA"
KEY 1/288 - Colored Troops Returning from France on S.S. Aquitanis, New York
KEY 1/289 - Ready for the "Abandon Ship" Drill: U.S. Soldiers With Life Belts Adjusted
KEY 1/290 - A Friendly Bout among Our Boys, on Transport Resturning from France
KEY 1/291 - Hospital Deck on Giant Transport "Leviathan"
KEY 1/295 - Fighters Who Broke the Hindenburg Line, Parading Down Fifth Avenue, New York
KEY 1/296 - Happy Reunion for Home-coming Soldier Fathers