A Textbook on Ornamental Design (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Some diagrams and illustrations taken from A Textbook on Ornamental Design published by International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, PA., USA, 1901.

There are two volumes; there was originally also a portfolio of images, which is not present in my copies of the books.

Title: A Textbook on Ornamental Design

Author: unknown

Published by: International Correspondence Schools

City: Scranton, PA.

Date: 1901

Total items: 11

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Figure 3.55.---Corinthian Ornament.]

Figure 3.55.—Corinthian Ornament.

89. Corinthian Order.—In Fig. 55, however, is shown a section of ornament from the choragic monument of Lysicrates at Athens. This is the principal structure of Greek origin designed in the Corinthian order. fig. 55 is an ornament from the top of the above monument, and shows not only the elaboration of ornament characteristic of this order, but [...] utmost importance in its relation to the lack of invention of new forms and the restraining influences of certain art periods. [more...] [$]

[picture: 13.---Bow Pencil and Bow Pen]

13.—Bow Pencil and Bow Pen

For drawing circles with. [$]

[picture: 12.---Dividers.]

12.—Dividers.

Dividers are like compasses but with two sharp points, and can be used for measuring distances. [$]

[picture: Figure 3.56.---Acanthus Leaf.]

Figure 3.56.—Acanthus Leaf.

In Fig. 56 is shwon a form of the acanthus leaf taken from the Tower of the Winds at Athens. it is purely conventional in form, possessing a broad, bold treatment, necessary or its execution in stone, and following closely the principles of the growing plant, as [...] [more...] [$]


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Some diagrams and illustrations taken from A Textbook on Ornamental Design published by International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, PA., USA, 1901.

There are two volumes; there was originally also a portfolio of images, which is not present in my copies of the books.


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