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ster·e·os·co·py

(ster'ē-os'kŏ-pē),
1. An optic technique by which two images of the same object are blended into one, giving a three-dimensional appearance to the single image.
2.

stereoscopy

(stĕr′ē-ŏs′kə-pē, stîr′-)
n.
An optical technique by which two images of the same object are blended into one, giving a three-dimensional appearance to the single image.

ster·e·os·co·py

(ster'ē-os'kŏ-pē)
An optic technique by which two images of the same object are blended into one, giving a three-dimensional appearance to the single image.

stereoscopy 

The science dealing with the perception of three-dimensional effects and of producing them. See stereopsis.
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The age of stereoviews was waning by this time, but Gardiner produced both souvenir view books and regular photographic prints of island scenes.
The final blow to stereoviews came with the arrival of the picture postcard.
The Bank of Montreal's grand office building, built in 1909 in the style of a Greek temple, overlooks the junction of Main Street and Portage Avenue in this stereoview from the Keystone View Company.
This undated stereoview by the Keystone View Company was intended for educational use, with text and questions on the back side to encourage viewers to ponder its subject matter: "Upstairs in this meat packing house the telephone has been ringing busily this morning.
After the development of motion pictures in 1909, and with radio becoming a major form of home entertainment, the popularity of magic-lantern slides and stereoviews began a slow decline.
As the thousands of photographs and stereoviews now held in the Keystone-Mast collection at UCR are digitized and become available, online historians, anthropologists, art educators, and others are eagerly searching the resource for photographic documentation applicable to their fields.