Background to Photography: the Diorama and Virtual Reality

January 15, 2008

Daguerre – The Effect of Fog and Snow Seen
through a Ruined Gothic Colonnade, 1826
Oil on canvas, L. J. M. Daguerre, in Gerard Levy Collection
Reproduced in Panoramania! by Ralph Hyde,
London:
Trefoil Publications / Barbican Art Gallery 1988,

catalogue item No.99 on p.119 with colour illustration on p. 168

source: The Diorama: some images
compiled by R. Derek Wood
http://www.midley.co.uk/

Ticket signed by Daguerre in 1830 for complimentary
visit of two persons to his Diorama in Paris

Reproduced from H. & A. Gernsheim L. J. M. Daguerre,
fig. 26, Secker & Warburg: London 1956

source: The Diorama: some images
compiled by R. Derek Wood
http://www.midley.co.uk/

Photographed by R. D. Wood (July 2001)
The diorama painted by Daguerre in 1842 in the church
at Bry-sur-Marne, poorly surviving there after 159 years.

source: The Diorama: some images
compiled by R. Derek Wood
http://www.midley.co.uk/


Diorama by Daguerre in the church
at Bry-sur-Marne c. 1840
(in process of restoration)
source: http://www.daguerre-bry.com/index_french.htm


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