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DIORAMA

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The sides of the box are covered in paper that is painted to represent lapis lazuli. On the cover is a shadowbox scene. There is a view of Whitehall in the background and in the foreground are two toy guardsmen on horseback. The cover is surrounded by a border consisting of two rows of dots. The sides are mirrored. The interior has a checkered design.

Object name:
DIORAMA
Made from:
Wood -- cardboard -- paper -- lead -- mirror glass
Made in:
England
Date made:
Late 19th c.-Early 20th c.
Size:
14.2 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.23.1-2
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973