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Found in 21 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
Identifier: Coll-1692
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

A panorama entitled "A Panoramic View of the Holy city of Benaras", 1827

Identifier: Coll-1619/14
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.

Dates: 1827

City of London: plans - City of London river frontages and skylines, 1955

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.5
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.

Dates: 1955

Coloured Panorama of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Frame Barker Panorama
Identifier: Coll-1709
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.

Dates: 1792

Comprehensive Development Areas: City of London, 1947-1959

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1
Scope and Contents

Material relating to different areas of London County Council's Comprehensive Development Area no 1: City of London:

  1. general, (1947-1958)
  2. New Barbican, (c1953-1959)
  3. Saint Paul's Cathedral Precinct, (c1950-1959)
  4. Tower of London Precinct, (c1957-c1959)
  5. City of London river frontages and skylines, (1955)
Dates: 1947-1959

Explanation of a view of Stirling, exhibiting at the Panorama, Leicester Square

Identifier: Coll-2095
Content Description

Etched illustration of the panorama of Stirling which was exhibited at Barker's Panorama, Leicester Square, London, from December 1832 to June 1833. Originally issued as part of the printed guide sold to visitors to the attraction.

Dates: Publication: 1832

Panorama of Edinburgh from Calton Hill

 Fonds — Folder Coll-1092 (E2006.22)
Identifier: Coll-1092
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 -...
Dates: 1789-1790

Panorama of Jerusalem taken from the roof of the Governor's Palace, by Selina Bracebridge

Identifier: Coll-2108
Scope and Contents

This is a large panoramic view of Jerusalem originally taken from the roof of the Governor's Palace by Selina Bracebridge on the 16th December 1834. The present item is a lithographed reproduction of the full panorama drawing, in the form of a long strip. [Graf & Soret], [1834].

Dates: [1834]

Panorama of London from the roof of the Albion Flour Mills

Identifier: Coll-2092
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.

Dates: 1792