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Diorama

A three-dimensional model, especially of a real or historical event. For example, a miniature or full scale model of Appomattox Courthouse on the day that General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant may be called a diorama.
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His farm and forestry based dioramas can take up to six months to make by hand.
diorama and art contests by sharing creations online and providing prizes to winners.
the proceedings and the order is to select the contractor for the execution, delivery and installation of 11 (eleven) dioramas for the exhibition "evolution of the earth and life", hereinafter referred to as the exhibition, in accordance with annex.
ZOUK MOSBEH, Lebanon: Deep inside the Karam family's lumberyard lies Nabil Karam's treasure trove: a two-floor museum replete with model cars, airplanes, boats and dioramas of Karam's rally team as well as re-enactments of the Lebanese civil war.
For those with an interest in classic horror films like The Wolfman, or less classic ones like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, this book provides an entertaining look at characters and dioramas assembled from kits and then artfully painted.
In 'n onlangse artikel getiteld "At the museums: little worlds" skryf Gopnik in The New Yorker oor die verwondering waarmee dioramas in die algemeen bejeen word (en hierdie verwondering aan die eindelose vorme van die natuurlike wereld is 'n Darwinistiese kernkonsep waarmee Marais se poesie gemaklik vereenselwig kan word):
With backgrounds by some of the finest landscape painters of their time, the dioramas also are an unparalleled example of art in the service of science.
Cabela's stores are known as top-notch educational and entertainment attractions, mixing a decor of museum-quality animal displays with colorful dioramas, huge aquariums stocked with native fishes and a centerpiece indoor mountain displaying trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.
The tunnel connects to the museum's main floors by an elevator and contains several dioramas depicting scenes of American Indian life.
As a conceptual take on the dioramas in the museum's Hall of Mammals, a circular photographic scene--one of water, one of woods--provided a backdrop for the dangling birds.
Concourse dioramas featuring Canon print advertising are also displayed on the Field level of the Stadium, with Canon television commercials featured as part of pre-game exposure on the DiamondVision screen.
Strode's ten miniature dioramas (all approximately two feet square, with the exception of one circle, 17 inches in diameter, perched on raw-plywood pedestals) are one man's commitment to experimentation and chance (mental combustion), in which content is arrived at, ridiculed, and undermined, but with an obscure respect for possible meaning.