Canvas Documentaries: Panoramic Entertainments in Nineteenth-century Australia and New Zealand

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Melbourne University Publish, 2002 - Art - 250 pages
Moving panorama and diorama pictures came to Australia and New Zealand during the gold rushes of the 1850s and 1860s. This detailed examination of the Australian panorama industry offers insights into largely ignored visual and cultural influences that helped form the colonial experience.

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Mimi Colligan is an honorary research associate in the School of Political and Social Inquiry, National Centre for Australian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.

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