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Anton von Werner «Sedan Panorama»
Anton von Werner, «Sedan Panorama», 1883
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 Anton von Werner
«Sedan Panorama»

The Sedan Panorama of 1883 was a fusion of art and science, based on the optical and physiological principles of Hermann von Helmholtz. It was the most expensive image of the time measured more than 7000 square feet, and brought the Battle of Sedan to the Alexanderplatz in Berlin.