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The Myriopticon Rebellion: A Historical Panorama

Object Number: 
2000.756
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper, cardboard, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 21 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ Myriopticon./ A HISTORICAL/ PANORAMA/ REBELLION./ PUBLISHED BY/ MILTON BRADLEY & CO. SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Description: 
"The Myriopticon Rebellion: A Historical Panorama" panorama in a cardboard box with window cut in top to reveal a series of views that are printed on a long strip of paper housed on two spools and rotated with cranks (cranks missing); views are polychrome representations of important scenes and events in American history; the top of the box around the window is printed to look like a theater; an eight page script and packet of tiny admission tickets accompanying the panorama.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group