originally an exhibition of views of landscapes and historical scenes through large convex lenses, generating the illusion of relief

Conceived of by Abbot Gazzara in 1808

First installed at 29 James Street, London in 1821

Installed in the arcades of the Gallerie Vvienne in Paris, 1832

No. 207-209 Regent-street,

  • Exhibits included: a sea lion, a sea serpent and L.Bertolotto's Flea circus.
  • Was altered into a Bazaar, subsequently the Prince of Wales's Bazaar.
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