MYRIORAMA

John Heavside Clark

Hand-colored acquatint

Great Britain

1824

Cards:8" x 2 3/4", box:8 3/4" x 6 1/2" x 1"

 

 

The Myriorama was invented in France c.1823 by Jean-Pierre Brés and was soon emulated in England. The publisher, Samuel Leigh, employed artist John Heavside Clark to create a Myriorama for the English market. The set contains sixteen pictures that can be arranged in any order to produce an almost infinite number of different panoramic landscapes.

 

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Myriorama

H. Clark

Hand-colored acquatint

The Netherlands

c. 1824

Cards:8" x 2 3/4", box:3 1/4" x 8 1/4"

 

A Dutch version of H. Clark's Myriorama. This boxed set comes with sixteen cards and a sheet explaining all the endless possibilities of the Myriorama.

 

 

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Polyorama, or Endless Changes of Landscape

Hand-colored lithographs

Great Britain

1824

Cards:7 5/8" x 2 3/4",box:8" x 3 1/2" x 1"

 

A boxed set of sixteen cards published by Hodgson & Co's . Each card can be placed in any order and the cards make an "endless landscape".

 

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Polyorama or Endless changes of Landscapes

Hand-colored lithographs

Great Britain

c.1825

Cards:7 3/4" x 2 3/4", box:5 3/4" x 8"

 

Published by Hodgson & Co., London.

 

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Myriorama van Gezigten in Italie

H. Clark

Hand-colored aquatints

Netherlands

c.1825

Cards:8" x 2 3/4", box:8 3/4" x 6 1/2" x 1"

 

 

This is a Dutch edition of H. Clark's second series of Myriorma entitled Italian Sceneary.

A boxed set that has 24 cards, rather than 16 in his first set, creating even more possibilities.

 

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THE NATUORAMA

R. Havell,

Great Britain

Hand-colored lithographs

c. 1825

Cards:8" x 5 1/2", box:9" x 6" x 1"

 

 

Published by Havell & Co., London this set of eighteen cards of views of the  Thames is advertised as " Nature's endless transposition"

 

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Hand Drawn Myriorama

Graphite on card

Great Britain

c. 1840

7" x 3 1/2"

 

 

A hand drawn set of twelve cards of the the English countryside

 

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