Éditions Artistiques Stéréoscopiques was a publisher and seller of stereoviews from Paris. Little is known about the company. An undated catalog shows the location Avenue de Saint-Ouen 44, an invoice from 1929 lists the address Rue Louis Besquel 4. The company sold stereoviews of war scenes in the formats 45 x 107mm and 6 x 13cm. It’s remarkable that the catalog explicitly states that it does not sell paper card stereoviews, because “glass alone gives the transparency which is essential to a realistic viewing experience”.
The stereoviews contain the abbreviation “EAS”. A wooden case with a hundred 45 x 107mm slides with the original invoice from 1929 contains only nine stereoviews with the abbreviation EAS, the rest of the slides are categorised as “Brentano’s”. It suggests that Éditions Artistiques Stéréoscopiques was a minor publisher that expanded its collection with purchased slides from another publisher or wholesaler, possibly from Stéréo-Éditions F. Meiller.
- Vues de Guerre, Éditions Artistiques Stéréoscopiques
- Wooden case with a hundred 45 x 107mm glass stereoviews with images of the First World War, a Unis France hand-held stereoscope and its original Éditions Artistiques Stéréoscopiques invoice from 7 February 1929, Collection André Ruiter No. 190