"Extend the Sphere": Charles Willson Peale's Panorama of Annapolis

Bellion, Wendy
September 2004
Art Bulletin;Sep2004, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p529
Academic Journal
Explores the technological achievements and pictorial aspirations of photographer Charles Willson Peale and describes his activities on the dome of the Maryland State House to create a panoramic view of Annapolis. Information on the drawing instruments developed by Peale; Progress of the project; Difficulties he experienced from using the pentagrafical machine during his project.


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