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Scarce, with only known institutional copy at California State, according to OCLC First Search. N.d., circa 1890. 8vo. 23 by 14.5 cm. Unpaginated, 44 pages of content. With testimonials, and also a basic description of the museum rendered in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese. The artwork for the panorama wa spearheaded by a Mr. Austen, a "world-renowned battle artist", who coordinated we are told art specialists from France and Germany working in New York and at the battle scene location. The canvas here wa 400 feet long, 50 feet wide and required four tons of paint. We are also informed that the museum was soon to have wax figures produced with a new process. The one illustration in the brochure, inside front cover, is of the exterior of the museum. Condition; heavy soiling of cover.