Kevin F. Kelly, bookseller LLC
Rare Civil War visual narrative
Regular price $4,500.00
[The Myriopticon.... Milton Bradley & Co., n.d. but after 1865and before 1880] Printed panorama, approx. 4 1⁄2 inches by 15 feet, mounted between two scrolls, set in cardboard frame printed in colors, representing a stage. In original 8 by 5 by 2 1⁄4 inch box, lacking cover and printing information, with replacement knobs, wear to scroll and box, repairs.
Designed to mimic the popular 19th century panoramic amusements, the Myriopticon features 22 scenes from the Civil War, beginning with the firing on Ft. Sumter and ending with the burning of Richmond.