Panorama Paintings

Collated by Paul Bourke

Thun Panorama

Located in Thun, Switzerland.
7.5m high by 12m diameter (38m long)
Painted in 1814 by Marquard Wocher. The oldest existing painted 360 panorama.
Depicting the city of Thun.

Bourbaki Panorama

Located in Luzern, Switzerland
Painted in 1881 by Edouard Castres, 10m high, 35m diameter.
Features the internment of 87,000 soldiers of the French Bourbaki army, who fled to Switzerland in the winter of 1871.

Panorama 1453

Located in Istanbul
Painted in 2008, diameter 38m. Shows the conquering of the city of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, by troops of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror on 29 May 1453.