The Autochrome was one of the principal ways of producing colour photography in the early 20th Century. The Autochrome Project is a personal endeavour to produce a workable method of recreating the Lumiere Autochrome.
Every now and then you can find stereo illustrated books that incorporate a viewer, to view the printed stereo pairs, rather than anaglyphs. This basic concept and format turns out to be quite old. Read more about it in David Starkman’s abbreviated history of Stereo Illustrated books.