Origin of cyclorama
Examples from the Web for cyclorama
Historical Examples of cyclorama
Cyclorama, sī-klo-r′ma, n. a circular panorama painted on the inside of a cylindrical surface appearing in natural perspective.
This instrument was no doubt the father of the pedometer and the cyclorama, just as the boy is frequently father to the man.
The building was originally used for a cyclorama, but was entirely remodeled when put to its new use.
The origin of the cyclorama is traced to the use of scenery by the Italians two or three hundred years ago.
In a cyclorama of this kind it is necessary to have the scene portrayed with the utmost fidelity.
- a curtain or wall curving along the back of a stage, usually painted to represent the sky and serving to enhance certain lighting effects
- any set of curtains that enclose the back and sides of a stage setting