Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = PJM
Found in 9 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...
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 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...
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...
Scope and Contents 1 black and white photographic print (21cm x 25cm) showing part of an historical drawing, from the Crace Collection, entitled "the South prospect of London as it appeared after that dreadfull (sic) fire in 1666". This print may be in negative and was part of the London County Council Architect's Department Collection.
Scope and Contents 3 files of black and white photographic prints relating to the redevelopment of London's South Bank through the London County Council Comprehensive Redevelopment Area no 4: South Bank. The photographs consist of: 15 prints (20cm x 25cm) of the Hayward Gallery and the National Film Theatre. The majority of these are of an architectural model. 3 show the interior of the National Film Theatre post construction and...