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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2020 8:07 p.m. PST

"Where did miniature scenes get their start?

The Word Diorama: The actual word was coined by Daugerre in 1822. He was famous for creating the Daugerrotype process of photography.

The art of miniature figures and landscapes has been around a very long time. In Japan the art of miniature landscapes is called "Bonkei" and it is thought to have first made its appearance in the sixth century. The art of "Bonsai", which is the art of growing miniature trees in pots and making them look like their natural counterparts is thought to have its origins at around this same time period…"
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Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2020 7:57 a.m. PST

That link looks like a terrain and diorama gold mine.

Good find, Armand

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2020 11:59 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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