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    antique art: dioramas

    Dioramas originated in 1823 as a type of picture-viewing device in France. The word literally means "through that which is seen". The diorama was invented by Daguerre and Charles Marie Bouton and first exhibited in London September 29, 1823.

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    • Victorian Diorama of Sailing Ship

      Victorian Diorama of Sailing Ship

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1880 A late Victorian diorama depicting a three-mast sailing ship in full rig, ship is named’ Maria Emily’ with a stylish painted background and sea with waves beneath, contained in a glazed gilt frame,...


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