From its beginnings, the Society of Architectural Historians has been concerned with emerging technologies and their role in research and teaching of architectural history. The inaugural issue of JSAH (then called JASAH) called for the nascent society to “investigate, develop, and apply new techniques and aids. For example, the effective presentation of three-dimensional architectural monuments in color would greatly increase the appreciation of fine architectural design.” To that end, the society’s organizers explored innovative means of presenting architecture: “We hope to present before the summer meeting a demonstration of the new polaroid, three-dimensional, color slide projection which promises to be a most important development in this direction.”1 This new projection technology used...

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