(1831 - 1912)
Carl Christian Anton (C.C.A.) Christensen was active/lived in Utah / Denmark, England. Carl Christensen is known for panoramic scroll-history of Morman church, frontier scene.
Biography Carl Christensen
Described as one "of the figures who would play the largest role in
framing Utah's artistic tradition", (Swanson 13) Carl Christensen,
often referred to as C.C.A., is perhaps best remembered for the
panoramic scroll he did about historical events in the Mormon
Church. Begun in 1869, it was 26 paintings, each 8 by 10 feet,
progressing chronologically from the vision of Joseph Smith to the
arrival of the first Mormons in Utah. Christensen toured the West
in a covered wagon with his panorama, taking it across Utah and into
Arizona, Colorado and Idaho. The book series, American Heritage,
had these images in its 1963 published history of Mormonism. The
preface asserted that Christensen's narrative p
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