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Artists from the Works Progress Administration created a diorama for the painting in 1936. The diorama provided a three-dimensional foreground to the action depicted in the painting. It blends seamlessly with the painting and adds greater context to the wartime action that occurred surrounding its present home.
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ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed was joined today by Atlanta History Center President and CEO Sheffield Hale and Zoo Atlanta President and CEO Raymond King to announce the relocation and restoration of the historic Atlanta Cyclorama painting. The move, which will take two years to complete, will relocate The Battle of Atlanta painting, the locomotive “Texas,” and other Civil War artifacts to the Atlanta History Center where they will be restored and housed in a new state-of-the-art facility. The existing Cyclorama building will be developed into a premier community and event space as part of upgrades by Zoo Atlanta. The announcement was made as the city commemorates the 150th Anniversary of The Battle of Atlanta.