26 min

Tonight In Atheneum Hall: Panoramas Nantucket Atheneum Podcast

    • Society & Culture

In this episode, James describes the mid-19th century crazy of panoramas that tours the country and wowed audiences for a while before fading into the background, so to speak.Notes and References:Read the special notice for the Mammoth Panorama in the Inquired and Mirror on Monday, March 26, 1849 HERE.See photos and more information about the Gettysburg Cyclorama HERE.More on John Banvard from Atlas Obscura can be found HERE.In 1918, the New Bedford Whaling Museum acquired the Grand Panorama ...

In this episode, James describes the mid-19th century crazy of panoramas that tours the country and wowed audiences for a while before fading into the background, so to speak.Notes and References:Read the special notice for the Mammoth Panorama in the Inquired and Mirror on Monday, March 26, 1849 HERE.See photos and more information about the Gettysburg Cyclorama HERE.More on John Banvard from Atlas Obscura can be found HERE.In 1918, the New Bedford Whaling Museum acquired the Grand Panorama ...

26 min

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