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Dead medium: the Panorama
From: bruces@well.com Bruce Sterling
Source(s): The Panorama Phenomenon: Mesdag Panorama 1881- 1981
Published by the Foundation for the Preservation of the
Centenarian Mesdag Panorama (September 1981)
Den Haag, Holland
editor Evelyn J. Fruitema
written by Paul A. Zoetmulder
Mesdag Panorama, Zeestraat 65b, 2518AA The Hague

KNOWN SURVIVING PANORAMAS (circa 1981)

AUSTRALIA

"Panorama Guth"

Painted 1975 by Guth and Pieters

65 Hartley Street, Alice Springs

AUSTRIA:

"View of Salzburg from the Fortress Hohensalzburg"

painted circa 1824 by Sattler,Loos and Schindler

Cafe Winkler, Monchsberg, Salzburg

"The Battle Near Mount Isel in 1809"

painted in 1895 by Diemer, Burger, Flaucher, Neidermaier

and Pezzey

Rennweg 39, Innsbruck

BELGIUM

"The Battle of Waterloo"

painted in 1812 by Dumoulin, Desvareaux, Malespina,

Robiquet, Meyer and Vinck

340 Route du Lion, Eigenbrakel, Waterloo

"The Battle of the Yzer"

painted 1920 by Bastien

Royal Museum of the Army and of War History

Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels

BULGARIA

"The Third Scaling of the Pleven in 1877"

painted 1977 by Owetchkin et al

Pleven

CANADA

"Jerusalem on the Day of the Crucifixion"

painted 1882 by Philippoteaux, Mege, Gros, Corwin, Grover

and Austen

Ste-Anne de Beaupre, Quebec

CZECH REPUBLIC

"The Battle of Lipau"

painted in 1897 by Ludek et al

Prague

GERMANY

"The Crucifixion of Christ"

painted circa 1903 by Fugel, Krieger, Ellenberger and

Nadler

Kapellplatz 2a, Altotting (near Munchen)

NETHERLANDS

"The Panorama of Scheveningen in 1880"

Painted in 1881 by Mesdag, Mesdag-van Houten, de Bock,

Breitner, Blommers and Nijberck

Zeestraat 65b, The Hague

POLAND

"The Battle of Raclawice"

Painted 1883/1884 by Styka, Kossak et al

Wroclaw, Breslau

RUSSIA

"The Battle of Borodino in 1812"

Painted in 1912 by Roubeau

Kutuzov Prospekt D 38, Moscow

"The Siege of Sebastopol in 1855"

painted in 1905 by Roubeau

Historical Boulevard, Sebastopol

"The Battle of Stalingrad in 1943"

Painted by Grekov (date unknown)

Volgograd

SWITZERLAND

"Bourbaki Panorama"

Painted in 1881 by Le Castre, Hodler, Dufaux, Sylvestre,

Hebert, de Beaumont and van Muiden

Lowenplatz, Lucerne

"Jerusalem and the Crucifixion of Christ"

Painted in 1892 by Frosch, Krieger, and Leigh

destroyed by fire in 1960 and completely repainted

by Hugler, Wulz and Fastl

Benzigerstrasse, Einsiedeln

"View of the Town of Thun"

Painted circa 1814 by Wocher and Beidermann

Schadau Park, Thun

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

"The Battle of Gettysburg in 1863"

Painted circa 1883 by Philippoteaux

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

"The Battle of Atlanta in 1864"

Painted circa 1886 by Lohr, Lorenz and Heine

Grant Park, Atlanta, Georgia

(((I'd be interested in publishing eye-witness reports on

the state of the these panoramas should a Necronaut come

across one of them circa 1996 -- bruces)))