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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
18th century Royal warrant commanding the preparation of letters patent granting Robert Barker use for fourteen years of his invention 'La nature a coup d'oeil ... for displaying views of nature ... by oil painting', or 'panorama'
Fonds — Volume CLX-A-1324
Scope and Contents This document is of significant interest as a record of the invention of what became one of the most popular forms of public entertainment in the first half of the 19th century.It is a Warrant signed by George III commanding the preparation of letters patent granting to Robert Barker the sole use for fourteen years of his invention of "an entire new contrivance or apparatus which he calls la nature a coup d'oeil for the purpose of displaying views of nature at large by oil...
Dates: 5 June 1787
Scope and Contents A Panoramic View of the Holy city of Benaras, drawn by G. Pearson, printed Asiatic Lith: Press, Calcutta 1827, taken by John Dalrymple. The images are tied with thread.
Scope and Contents 2 architectural drawings (25cm x 137cm) by the New Barbican Committee showing the City of London river front elevations and skyline at 1" to 88' scale. One depicts the area circa 1750 and the other circa 1890. The research for these drawings was undertaken by Patrick Horsburgh and Malcolm Higges and they were drawn by Malcolm Higges and Ronald Jones.
Fonds — Frame Barker Panorama
Scope and Contents This small, watercolour version of Barker's first full Panorama is dated 1792. Its purpose is unclear, but it is related to a set of engravings published two years earlier.
Scope and Contents Material relating to different areas of London County Council's Comprehensive Development Area no 1: City of London:
- general, (1947-1958)
- New Barbican, (c1953-1959)
- Saint Paul's Cathedral Precinct, (c1950-1959)
- Tower of London Precinct, (c1957-c1959)
- City of London river frontages and skylines, (1955)
Fonds — Folder Coll-1092 (E2006.22)
Scope and Contents This is an incomplete non-aqua-tinted version of the earliest panorama view - and a modest panorama. The panorama is composed of only four of the full collection of a six part set. The panorama shows (when the parts are laid adjacent to each other, and from right to left): - Calton Hill, and the Observatory there, looking east towards Berwick Law and the Forth estuary - Towards...
Content Description This is a small panorama in six panels showing a 360 degree view of London, centred on St. Paul's, seen from across the Thames. Aquatint engraving by Frederick Birnie, based on drawings by Henry Aston Barker, which were used to create the full-size panorama shown in Robert Barker's public panorama in 1792.
Panorama of Sydney entitled "Panorama du Port Jackson et de la ville de Sidney, pris d'une colline pres de la riviere de Parramatta"
Content Description Rare single sheet French edition of this highly important panoramic aquatint view of Sydney, based upon Major James Taylor's three-sheet panorama published in London, in 1823. A panorama based on his drawings was exhibited at Barker's Panorama, London in 1824.
Dates: Publication: ca 1824
Scope and Contents There are 8 parts to the panorama and it was intended that they be joined together to form a complete circle. The viewer would then stand in the centre and have a panoramic view of the entire scene of Battle. Each part is around 60cm x 29cm. Drawn on the Plateau of Mont St. Jean, they show: - No.1 -The farm at La Haye Saint, and more - No.2 - Around the orchard of La...