Panorama, Toy

Object number
95.36.1-.2
Creator
Excursion View Co
Date
1878
Description
Wooden oblong panorama box (.1A) with glass windows on the two long sides. .1B is a wood cover that fits tightly onto the box. Top of lid has ten screw holes and four larger holes for the cranks. .1C-F are four metal cranks. .2A and B are two separate paper panoramic views of Narragansett Bay. The paper scenes are rolled around wooden dowels (two dowels for each scene) .2B is broken into four pieces. Paper map glued onto bottom of box. The map is of Narragansett Bay and Block Island - points noted A - W. East side A-H, Block Island I-K, West Side L-W.
Credit Line
Gift of Kathleen H. Carr
Subjects
Block Island
Excursion View Company
Narragansett Bay
Related People & Organizations
Carr, Kathleen (associated)