diorama definition

  • noun:
    • A three-dimensional tiny or life-size scene where numbers, stuffed wildlife, or other items tend to be organized in a naturalistic setting against a painted history.
    • A scene reproduced on cloth transparencies with various lights shining through the cloths to create alterations in effect, designed for seeing at a distance through an aperture.
    • A three-dimensional screen of a scenery, frequently having a painted background in front of which models are organized, e.g. in a museum in which stuffed animals are provided against a painted landscape.
    • A mode of scenic representation, invented by Daguerre and Bouton, in which a painting is observed from a distance through a large orifice. By a mix of transparent and opaque artwork, as well as transmitted and reflected light, and by contrivances such displays and shutters, much diversity of scenic impact is produced.
    • A building utilized for such an exhibition.
    • a magnificent painting, or a connected number of paintings, meant for event to spectators in a darkened room, in a way to produce by optical illusions an appearance of reality.
    • A building where dioramic paintings are exhibited.
    • an image (or variety of photographs) representing a continuous scene
    • A three-dimensional small or life-size scene where numbers, crammed wildlife, or any other things are organized in a naturalistic environment against a painted background.
    • A scene reproduced on cloth transparencies with various lights shining through cloths to make changes in result, intended for seeing well away through an aperture.
    • A three-dimensional show of a scenery, usually having a painted history before which designs tend to be organized, e.g. in a museum where stuffed animals tend to be provided against a painted landscape.
    • A mode of scenic representation, created by Daguerre and Bouton, in which a painting is observed from a distance through a large opening. By a mixture of transparent and opaque painting, and of transmitted and reflected light, and also by contrivances such screens and shutters, much diversity of scenic effect is produced.
    • A building useful for such an exhibition.
    • A spectacular artwork, or a connected a number of paintings, meant for convention to spectators in a darkened space, in a fashion to create by optical illusions an appearance of truth.
    • A building in which dioramic paintings tend to be displayed.
    • a picture (or a number of photos) representing a continuous scene

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