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Joachim Bonnemaison Collection of Panorama Photographs, 1803-1998 (bulk 1846-1944)

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Bonnemaison (Joachim) Collection of Panorama Photographs
Series VII. Panorama paintings, 1803-1900, undated 2.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Materials relating to painted panoramas and the buildings in which they were shown. For panorama buildings set within a larger cityscape see also Austerlitz Bridge and Building for the Bastille Panorama, Paris (FF 47) and Panorama de Lucern (Box 13).
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by photographer or artist.
box item
22 5 Robert Barker [?], James Adlard (printer), Panorama Leicester-Square, Two Views of Paris, 1803
Woodcut. Title, names, and date printed on recto. Artist's name, possibly unknown or possibly Robert Barker, an Irish painter, known as the inventor of the cylindrical panorama painting. He opened the first panorama building at Leicester-Square in 1793. This was probably an advertisement poster for the panorama. It contains images of two panoramas of Paris and notes regarding the opening hours and entrance fees. In Arles catalog. I L9. Former box number: 7* temp. box.
L. Marquet, Panorama of Madagascar, circa 1900
Gelatin silver. Photographer's name not known by Hannavy. Voignier lists two photographers named Marquet in Paris, first names, unknown, as well as one in Sens, and one Eugéne Marquet in Nancy. The panorama building was probably built for the 1900 Paris World's Fair. The panorama painting was by Louis Tinayre. I 207. Former box number: 8*.
box item
22 1 Construction of the Panorama of Madagascar Building
22 2 Hanging the Panorama of Madagascar Canvas
22 11 Theóphile MM Poilpot and Jacob, Panorama Prise de la Bastille et vue du Vieux Paris, undated
Four-part joined panorama of prints, lithographs [?]. Title printed on cover. Artist's name printed on cover. Probably used as souvenir and entrance ticket for a panorama building in Paris. I L2. Former box number: 1.
22 13 C. Reichert (draftsman), M. Kurz (engraver), Panorama von Gratz, aufgenommen vom Schlossberg, circa 1830
Engraving [?]. Title and artist's and engraver's names printed in the middle. Dated by Bonnemaison. Circular print; could be used for orientation in an actual panorama building. I L7. Former box number: 1.
Unidentified photographer, Cineorama at the 1900 Paris exposition universelle internationale, circa 1899
Gelatin silver. Dated by construction of the cineorama for the 1900 Paris exposition universelle. Stamp on recto of mount: La "Photographie" Societe Ouvriere F. Thuillier. Directeur 279. Rue St. Honore. Paris. I 208. Former box number: 3*.
box item
22 3 Construction of the Cineorama Building, Interior
22 4 Construction of the Cineorama Building, Exterior
22 12 Anonymous, Rapport sur le panorama, circa 1805
12 page printed booklet. Title written in ink on cover and printed on first page. I L8. Former box number: 1.


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