Burns, Ned J.,
Harper's Ferry, W.V.
Collection size: 25 items.
Collection Summary: Reference materials accumulated by Burns on the history of panoramas. Included are: twenty note cards; a reprint of "Marquard Wocher and His Panorama of Thun," by H. Albert Steiger-Bay; a three-page article by Helen Lockwood Coffin, "Dioramas-Panoramas-Cycloramas"; a translation of an "Essay on the History of Panoramas and Dioramas," by Germain Bapts (27 pp.); an article "¦Moving Pictures« in the Peale Museum"; and an article by Burns, "The Cyclorama of Jerusalem at Ste. Anne de Beaupré, Province of Québec, Canada."
Biographical/Historical Note: Burns was the Chief of the Branch of Museums of the National Park Service in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Donated 1971 by Ned J. Burns.