The Diorama

November 4, 2009

Performative lecture as LJM Daguerre, featuring a working scale model of the original Paris & London Diorama theatre

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M Daguerre expands upon his exemplary career, from stage designer through inventor of the Diorama to discoverer of photography. In his celebrated retirement he creates one last Diorama painting for his local church, bringing together all the interests that have driven his explorations.

Presented at:
South Square Gallery, Thornton, September 2022
Leeds Art Gallery, Light Night, October 2009
University of Exeter conferenceĀ Instruction, Amusement & Spectacle, April 2009
Old Polytechnic, University of Westminster, October 2008 (part of Magic Lantern Society seriesĀ Professor Pepper’s Ghost)



Detail of Diorama, Bry-sur-Marne 1842

Detail of Diorama, Bry-sur-Marne 1842

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