Explanation of the View of Lausanne and Lake of Geneva.Taken from the Salle d'Arc, on Montbenon, by Henry Aston Barker. Now Exhibiting in his Panorama, Leicester-Square.
Wood engraving. 185 x 380mm (7¼ x 15"). Folds and creases.
Keyplate published to accompany the panorama of Lausanne on exhibition at the Strand, by Henry Aston Barker (1774-1856), landscape and panorama painter and exhibitor. In 1793 Robert Barker opened the first purpose-built building for the display of 360 degree panoramas in Leicester Square, and H.A. Barker worked as his assistant. After Robert died in 1806 his bequeathed his panorama business to H.A. Barker. With his partner John Burford a second site on the Strand was acquired in 1816. Following the immense success of his Waterloo panorama, Barker was able to retire in 1824, leaving the management of both rotundas to Robert and John Burford.
Ex: Collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; for a similar explanation of Barker's Venice panorama see ref. 34775.
[Ref: 37228] £260.00