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Panorama - The Geographical Panorama

The Geographical Panorama

  • Object:

    Panorama

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1822 (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.1-32-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Harvey and Darton was a printing, publishing, engraving, and bookselling firm originally founded in 1791 as Darton and Harvey when Joseph Harvey (1764-1841) became a partner of William Darton Senior (1755-1819). The name changed as various members of both families became involved in the business. It was known as Harvey and Darton between 1819 and 1833 when it was run by Joseph Harvey and William's son Samuel Darton (1785-1840).
The firm was best known for publishing children's books but also published and sold games puzzles and toys.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1822 (made)

Object history note

The full title is The Geographical Panorama exhibiting the characteristic representations of the scenery and inhabitants of various regions

Descriptive line

Boxed scenes, 'The Geographical Panorama'; Harvey Darton & Co, English, 1822

Categories

Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys; Education & Learning

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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