Guess Who’s the Owner of the Largest Collection of “Peepshows” (Pocket Dioramas)?

Wouldn’t it be fun to try to design one of these! Mark Brown tells about the V&A’s latest acquisition.

“The Victoria & Albert Museum is the new proud owner of the country’s largest collection of peepshows, not the Madonna Open Your Heart video kind of peepshow, the paper kind that staged scenes from history, literature, landscapes, buildings, military parades, architectural and engineering wonders. They’re like pocket dioramas, with cutouts and multiple panels that convey complex scenes and hives of activity in some, sometimes in much, depth of field.” See them here.

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