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Canvas documentaries : panoramic entertainments in nineteenth-century Australia and New Zealand

Author: Mimi Colligan
Publisher: Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captures the artistic, civic and social preoccupations of the Victorian era.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mimi Colligan
ISBN: 0522850197 9780522850192
OCLC Number: 51168744
Description: xvi, 250 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 22 x 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Grand Tours for a Shilling: The English background --
2. Moving Panoramas: Presenting the world and local exploits --
3. Panorama Business: Far-off battles and armchair travel --
4. Across the Stage: Moving panoramas in Australian theatre --
5. Vesuvius in Melbourne: Outdoor modelled panoramas and fireworks --
6. Pompeii in Australia: Pain's pyrotechnics and modelled panoramas --
7. At the Battles: Cycloramas in Australia --
8. Exhibiting Old Melbourne: The cyclorama of early Melbourne --
9. Around the Country: The intercolonial cyclorama circuit --
10. On the Move: The decline of panoramic picture shows.
Responsibility: Mimi Colligan.

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Captures the artistic, civic and social preoccupations of the Victorian era.

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