myriorama


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myriorama

(ˌmɪrɪəˈrɑːmə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a picture comprising a number of different parts which can be rearranged to form different scenes
2. (Historical Terms) an entertainment show in which a number of different pictures are displayed in sequence

myriorama

a form of landscape picture, made of several sections that can be combined in various ways to make different scenes.
See also: Representation
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Beyond the amusements mentioned the populace had to depend on Poole's myriorama, the magic lantern, penny readings and the visits of the travelling circus.
Images of Sandhaven Beach and the promenade are needed for a "myriorama" -a series of drawings projected on to a screen which will combine to show a 360 degree continuous landscape of the seafront in digital video.