In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(museum display)diorama masculine
- The best photo subjects in museums are usually sculptures, dioramas (in natural-history museums), and overall room views.
- The real wild animals hunted by Roosevelt and others had to be killed before they could be reconstructed through taxidermy and exhibited in the dioramas of America's museums.
- There were some impressive statues and dioramas commemorating the lives of various military figures, who I guess are buried in the Cathedral.
- She indicated the next room that held the models and dioramas.
- The history of the cigarette industry in Kudus is documented at the Museum Kretek in dioramas and various objects, such as old packs of Kudus-made cigarettes and the instruments used to produce the cigarettes.
- Here's Deidre looking at a diorama, a model re-enactment of some kind of military engagement.
- Of the thousands of items in Kingston Museum, this diorama is one of my favourites.
- To contribute to the three-dimensional quality of the diorama, the students add flowers and leaves by gluing small pieces of twisted and folded colored tissue paper to the background foliage.
- He highlights humans' obsession with the animal world and the way in which animals are viewed through more artificial means - zoos, museums, dioramas and old picture books.
- Behind the door is a three-dimensional construction, like a museum diorama.
- The actors and the scenery, sometimes represented symbolically, speak loudly to a similar diorama of wooden figures also standing on a round base in the adjacent room.
- Wellington artist Terry Urbahn's work perhaps fits most closely with the exhibition's premise, underscored by actual museum dioramas on show in an adjacent room.
- Deller placed tiny video monitors playing re-enacted battles within three miniature historical dioramas, part of the museum's permanent collection.
- The scene looks like a series of dioramas in an old-fashioned museum.
- Commercial images of wild animals and displays such as the Museum's dioramas tend to depict a timeless Eden, where humans are literally out of the picture.
- The project has been so successful that Nigel now works full time creating more life size figures and more small figures to set in dioramas that extend the scope of the museum displays.
- The Meteor Crater of Arizona will be highly featured in the hall with a scale model in a diorama.
- Everything was static, like a museum diorama of a London street in some distant future.
- There are also several halls that exhibit mining memorabilia, artifacts and pictures from the Ikuno mine, and a life-sized diorama exhibiting the steps involved in the refining of silver ores.
- In addition to these and other monumental works of sculpture, Huff also created several sculptures and dioramas for the University of California Museum of Paleontology's exhibit at the Exposition.
- In 1845, for example, crowds flocked to a Parisian diorama devoted to simulating the experience of seeing St. Mark's in Venice.
- Arguably illusionism was a taste diverted into the diorama, and thence ultimately into the cinema.
- Panoramas were soon overtaken by even more spectacular inventions, such as dioramas and cosmoramas, which explicitly exploited illusionistic effects.
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