The drawing reproduced as an engraving shows three women, barefoot and in ankle-length short-sleeved dresses. One is seated, playing divided pipes; she’s sitting on the steps of a circular neo-Classical temple with fluted columns. The othr two women have wreathes in their hair, one of daisies and the other of laurel leaves. They dance together left [...] [more...] [$]
This chapter head is made of two parts: to the left and top, an L-shaped steel ruler or square, perhaps, with a weight hanging by a string (a pumb-line probably; it may have been a roofing square); under the top oart of the ruler, a collection of protractors, a telescope, dividers, [...] [more...] [$]
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