19th Century Moving Panoramas - Small
HEARTFELT THANKS TO:
the museums, organizations and private collectors for preserving these important pieces of history and making them available to us.
The Historiscope A Panorama and History of America, by Milton Bradley and Company, 1868, 27 images, The Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale Univ.
Uncle Sam's Panorama of Rip Van Winke and Yankee Dootle, a toy moving panorama by Thomas Nast, ca. 1875, 15 images, Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University.
Sweet tin with moving panorama in the lid. From the BIll Douglas Centre collection. http://billdouglas.ex.ac.uk
Home theater made in the 1870s from a cigar box and
pictures clipped from popular illustrated weeklies of the day. It once had a viewing screen lid.
Historian and panorama expert Ralph Hyde talks about the box, artwork and story. Early 1900s. This was filmed at the 2007 International Panorama Council.
Excursions on Land & Sea. Click on the cranks to make the scrolls move. I love the sound effects! From The Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema
The Myriopticon A Historical Panorama of the Rebellion, Milton Bradley & Co. 1868. Thank you Western Reserve Historical Society for filming this.
Examples of English and American toy panoramas (from 1800s and early 1900s) from the collection of Richard Balzer.
Not 19th century but you can purchase this replica, mini, moving panorama kit from the Velaslavasay Panorama, and exhibition hall/museum in Los Angeles
Rare, exquisite panorama box of Narragansett Bay & Block Island in Providence, Rhode Island, made in 1878. A real gem.
From unknown artist, around 1822. Sorry, the link isn't working now, but you can still click on the picture to get a better view, an amazing box.