Diorama


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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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In imitation of the Coney Island amusement parks, Disneyland blended the emotional "release" of fantasy and abandon with claims of uplift, in fact, reviving traditions of the genteel diorama, and thereby making the California park acceptable to suburban consumers in an era of seedy amusement parks.
Once the final design had been decided, the landscape of the diorama was made out of plaster of Paris, reinforced with wood.
Thus experiments in growing plants are associated with the diorama on the Neolithic, a visit to local ironsmiths with that of the Iron Age and so on.
Across from the fixed-bridge display is a diorama with models of several types of floating bridges.
The nature of luminance varies enormously with latitude and landscape, generating a perpetually changing diorama.
Three-foot Tall Diorama Eggs Working in teams of six, students drew designs for their eggs that included legs to act as stands for the large egg sculptures.
Australian materials were exhibited at these exhibitions which saw the emergence of the campsite diorama as a common form of depicting Aboriginal culture.
The characteristics of the diorama are telling in regard to the dialectics of representation and colonization facilitated by commodification.
Participants in the diorama contest can view pictures of characters and levels from Paper Mario: Sticker Star at a special application integrated into the Nintendo 3DS page on Facebook and select which scenes they want to use as the inspiration for their diorama.
Winner of the best diorama was ex-forester Jeff Jones.
The target of Hemeryck's wrath was a diorama erected by the Satanic Temple.