Explanation of a magnificent view of Grand Cairo : painted upon 10,000 square feet of canvas, by H.A. Barker, from drawings taken by Mr. Salt, for Lord Valentia, from a tower in the Old Citadel, now exhibiting in the great rotunda of the Panorama, Leicester Square : the upper circle contains in interesting view of Flushing.
- Additional Title(s):
Panorama, Leicester Square
- [London] : J. Adlard, printer, Duke-Street, Smithfield, [1808 or 1809]
- Physical Description:
- 1 print : woodcut and letterpress ; sheet 28 x 28 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- "Admittance to each painting, 1s. Open from ten till dusk."
A schematic key to a 360-degree panorama of Cairo exhibited at the Leicester Square Panorama, with important buildings and landmarks identified. The Cairo panorama was exhibited in 1808 or 1809. The Flushing in "the upper circle" refers to the Dutch city of Vlissingen.
- Subject Terms:
- Cairo (Egypt) -- Buildings, structures, etc.Cairo (Egypt) -- Pictorial works.Panorama (Leicester Square, London, England)Panoramas -- Great Britain.
Woodcuts -- 1808.
- IIIF Manifest:
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Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856, Explanation of a magnificent view of Grand Cairo , [1808 or 1809]
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