Historical Facts About Stereo 3D
Here are some facts that prove how long the fascination with stereo 3D has been around:
Leonardo da Vinci, optical studies on the phenomenon of "binocular vision" (Source: Peter Hohenstatt: Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 - 1519, Könemann Verlag, 1998).
Jacopo Chimenti da Empoli, first "stereo" watercolor (Source: 3d-historisch.de ).
First stereo photographs (Source: stereoviews.com )
German Society for Stereoscopy (DGS) founded in Berlin (Source )