Eidophusikon

Engraving

England

c. 1786

9 7/8 x 7 1/4"

 

The Eidophusikon was created by Phillippe Jacques de Loutherberg(1740-1812) and first presented in London in February 1781. Lotherberg advertisement refers to"moving pictures" and his mechanical theatre employed many techniques which would later be used in the Diorama and with the Moving Panorama.

 

0590


Grand Panorama of the Battle of Alexandria

Letterpress

America

August 16, 1806

3 1/4" x 2 1/2"

 

An advertisement from the Columbian Centinel for a panorama (300 square feet of canvas) painted by Robert Ker Porter. Admission price 50 cents.

 

 


Letterpress

England

1815

detail:1" x 2 1/2",page:16" x 12"

 

The June 22,1815 edition of The Times with a prominent ad for Barker's Panorama of Paris.

 

2436



Eidouranion

Letterpress

England

1819

10 3/4" x 9"

 

Advertisement and representation of Adam Walker's(1730-1821) Exhibition of the Eidouranion at the English Opera House in the Strand on March 21, 1819.

The magic lantern was employed to project the transparent Orrery which was claimed to be 20 feet high and 28 feet in diameter.

 

0591


Virginius

Letterpress

England

Jan. 6, 1823

12 3/4" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Royal Embarkation for Scotland.

 

2639


Maid Marian

Letterpress

Great Britain

Jan. 11, 1823

13" x 8"

 

Program includes "moving panoramick scenes" including views of the River Thames.

 

4144


Maid Marian

Letterpress

Great Britain

Feb 24, 1823

13" x 8"

 

Program includes "moving panoramick scenes" including views of the River Thames.

 

4446



Diorama, Regent's Park: Two Views Now Exhibiting

Letterpress

England

c. 1825

8 1/2" x 10 3/4"

 

A four page booklet with descriptions of the two pictures one painted by  Bouton and the other by  Daguerre.

 

0592


Der Freischutz

Letterpress

England

Feb. 17,1825

13 1/2" x 8"

 

Variety show at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden including an opera, pantomime and A Moving Panorama.

 

2632


Malvina

Letterpress

England

April 8, 1826

13" x 7 3/4"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Harbour of Tunis drawn by Stanfield.

 

2642


Stanfield's Grand Picture

Letterpress

England

c. 1826

12 1/2" x 7 1/2"

 

A broadside advertising Stanfield's dioramic images including Constantinople.

 

2633

 


A Panoramick Aerial Voyage

Letterpress

England

1826

13" x 8 1/4"

 

A programme at the Theatre royal, Covent Garden that includes panorama entertainment

 

0597


The Haunted Inn

Letterpress

England

Apr. 19,1828

13 1/4" x 8 1/4"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at Theatre Royal, Dury Lane including a series of plays and also a series of Panoramic Views painted by Stanfield.

 

2635


Love for Love

Letterpress

England

May 1, 1828

13" x 7 1/2"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Passage of the Rhine painted by Stanfield.

 

2636


A Cure for the Heart Ache

Letterpress

England

June 19, 1828

13" x 7 1/2"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Passage of the Rhine painted by Stanfield.

 

2647


The Poor Gentleman

Letterpress

England

June 23, 1828

13" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Rhine drawn by Stanfield.

 

2645


The Will

Letterpress

England

June 26,1828

13 1/4" x 8 1/4"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes panoramic views of the Rhine drawn by Stanfield.

 

2634


Charles the XIIth

Letterpress

England

January 1, 1829

13 1/2" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes a new diorama.

 

2646


Letterpress

England

January 21, 1829

13 1/2" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes Robert's Moving Panorama.

 

2646


The Stranger

Letterpress

England

February 3, 1829

13 1/2" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes a series of panoramic views drawn by Stanfield.

 

2643


Roberts' Moving Panorama

Letterpress

England

1829

13 3/4" x 8 1/2"

 

This broadside advertises a performance at the Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden which includes the appeareance of J.S. Grimaldi and then a Panoramic entertainment presented by David Roberts.

 

0595


The Grand Historical Diorama-History of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte

Letterpress

England

c. 1830

7 1/4" x 5"

 

Diorama painted by Charles Marshall.

 

2080


Roberts Moving Panorama

Letterpress

England

c.1830

14" x 8"

 

A programme presented by David Roberts which included scenes from St. Petersburgh and Constantinople.

 

0596


The New and Splendid Diorama

Letterpress

England

c. 1830

13" x 8 1/4"

 

The Dioramic programme was given primary position in this broadside. Clarkson Stanfield was to become a preeminent Diorama painter joining Bouton and Daguerre 

 

0594


Grand Moving Diorama-The Wellington Campaigns

Letterpress

England

c. 1830

8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2081


Stanfiled's Grand Local Diorama

London

Jan. 6, 1830

13 1/2" x 8 1/2"

 

3513



William Tell

Letterpress

England

January 29, 1831

13" x 16"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes a new diorama.

 

2637


Letterpress

England

June 11, 1831

13" x 8"

 

A broadside advertising a show featuring the life of Napoleon Buonaparte at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes a moving panorama.

 

4042



The Compact

Letterpress

England

April 25, 1832

13" x 16"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes dioramic effects including the Transforming Fountain by Stanfield.

 

4043



Charles the Second

Letterpress

England

January 26, 1833

13" x 16"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes both a panoramas by Stanfield and Dioramic effects.

 

2640



Letterpress

England

April 25, 1832

13 1/2" x 16"

 

A two-page broadside advertising a show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes transforming scenery designed by Stanfield.

 

4043



Richard III

Letterpress

England

March 29, 1838

13" x 16"

 

A broadside advertising a variety show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The show includes a series of panoramic views of ancient temples.



Sacred Dioramas

Letterpress and etching

America

c 1840

13" x 16 1/2"

 

0593


A Garden Diorama

Letterpress

England

1840

18" x 7 1/2"

 

1525


The Battle of Bunker Hill

Letterpress

America

1843

20" x 6 1/2"

 

A moving Panorama showing various scenes from the American Revolution.

 

4645


HANNINGTON'S GREAT MOVING DIORAMAS

Letterpress

America

c.1860

27" x 8"

 

4464



Lithograph

England

1857

8" x 5 1/4"

 

A four page hand written letter from Albert Smith on Egyptian Hall stationary with a lithographic image of the entrance to the hall. In the letter Smith describes a current show including eruptions of Vesuvius.

 

2441


Grand Combination of Chemical & Mechanical Dissolving Dioramas

Letterpress

America

c.1860

27" x 8"

 

Printed in Philadelphia this show tours the world, shows the lives of Washington and Daniel Webster, the destruction of Pompeii as well as the Cystal Palaces of both New York and London.

 

 

0599


Views of the Lakes

Letterpress

England

1862

14 1/2" x 10"

 

3394


THE DIORAMA of The Funeral Obsequies of Abraham Lincoln

Anon

Broadside

America

1868

25 1/2" x 5"

 

0598


Panorama Ciclus

Letterpress

Germany

1868

15" x 8 1/4"

 

A panorama entertainment provided by August Bauer. It contains views, among others, of Naples, Lucerne, New York, and the Mexican Revolution.

 

4566



Grand Panorama of the Late War

Letterpress

America

c. 1868

40" x 13 1/2"

 

A panorama of many of the civil war sites featuring the Battle of Gettysburg and with a lecture by Prof. W.G. Rollins.

 

3218

 


Lame Man's Phantasmagoric Exhibition

Letterpress

America

c. 1870

22 1/4" x 7 1/2"

 

 

0600


Hudson's Great National Painting of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers

Path-finder Press

Letterpress

America

13 7/8" x 5 5/8"

 

0601


Surrounded by Fire

Letterpress

America

1878

11 1/4" x 6"

 

The program includes a Civil War moving diorama including the bombardment of Fort Sumter.

 

4447



Gillard's GREAT AMERICAN Panorama

Broadside

England

c. 1880

10 1/2" x 30 1/2"

 

A double-sided broadside advertising a  Panorama with 38 different scenes of the great America railroad tri8p of 3,500 miles. This show to be given in London by Mr. Gillard, with his wife accompanying on the piano. The proprietors advertise that "this is no magic lantern show".

 

0603


The Grand Panorama of the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir

Letterpress

England

Sept. 11, 1886

8 1/4" x 6 1/2"

 

An eight page Crystal Palace program.

 

4142


CHAS.W.POOLES NEW MYRIORAMA & TRIPS ABROAD

Photo relief

England

c. 1898

11" x 8 1/2"

 

An advertisement booklet (18 pages) for Poole's New Eclipse Myriorama and Scenic Surprises. It exclaims: "Picturesque Trips Abroad. All Over The World In Sunshine, Storm, Peace & War."

 

4498



Joseph Poole's New Innovations- Sights of the World & Congress of Wonders

Photo relief

England

1903

11 1/2" x 6 1/2", opened: 11 1/2" x 18 1/2"

 

An advertisement for the Poole's various entertainments in 1903, including the Myriorama.

 

4363



Poole's Myriorama

Photo relief

England

1905

11 1/2" x 6 1/2", opened: 11 1/2" x 18 1/2"

 

An advertisement for the Poole's various entertainments in 1905, including a description of their Myriorama,  which they refer to as Sights of the World or 120,000 miles in 120 minutes"

 

0604