Moesgaard Museum’s digital stereoscopic prehistory dioramas. Visited Augustus 2021. Aarhus, Denmark.
Tag archives: History of the diorama
A Brief History of Visual Trickery.
Work in progress: an overview of visual illusions and illusionist effects: suggestions of depth and/or movement.
‘Choir of a gothic church’ by Daguerre & Bouton.
Daguerre and Bouton’s only remaining diorama at the church of Bry-sur-Marne: a piece of religious high-tech theatre. Visited October 2019.
Hark! The clock of Notre Dame strikes!
London, Vol 6, edited by Charles Knight, 1844. CXLIII: Exhibitions of Art by J. Saunders. p283 – 285. Excerpt. The eye witness account of J. Saunders. (…) let us pay our two shillings in the vestibule of the exhibition, ascend the stairs, and submit ourselves to the guidance of the attendant waiting to receive and […]
The Artist in His Museum
Charles Wilson Peale (1741 – 1827) was an American painter, scientist, naturalist and inventor. He’s most known for his portraits, and for setting up one the first museums in the United States. Peale’s famous self portrait, ‘The Artist in His Museum’, was painted in 1822 – Peale was 83 – and has a distinct diorama’esque quality. […]