Title: Cyclorama, The

Alternate Title: Battle of Missionary Ridge

Description: Advertising card for the Cyclorama showing a battle scene. Front of card says "View of 'Cyclorama'..."" Back of card says: "The Cyclorama.." .Represents the Battles of Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga, and is the work of the celebrated artists Eugene Braehl, Carl Roechling and a corps of the most eminent artists of Berlin, Germany. On entering the Cyclorama, spectators step at once.." .upon America's greatest Battle Field, are placed in the centre of the troops in action, and view in the most vivid manner possible the Battle of Missionary Ridge which gives a truthful and realistic representation of the most desperate fought Battle of the Rebelliion, under command of Gen. U. S. Grant, as it occurred November 25th, 1863. This wonderful work of art gives a perspective view of one hundred and fifteen miles, and is pronounced by press and public to be the greatest Battle Painting in the world..." Admission only 50 cents. Children 25 cents." Address given on front as Corner Broadway and Eighth Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Campaigns & battles; Entertainment;

Local Subject(s): Cyclorama;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 9 x 13 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

See Also: Harrison, Noel G., "The Vicksburg Cyclorama," Civil War Times XLV, no.5 (July 2006): 46-52.

Location: SC3, Box 2, Theater

Barcode: Front: 10020014; Back: 10020016

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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