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 3.54.---Ionic Frieze]

Figure 3.54.—Ionic Frieze

88. Ionic Order.—In Fig. 54 is shown a frieze from the principal Ionic temple in Athens, the Erechtheum, the style of which is typical of this class of relief ornament throughout Greek design. it is plainly a development, in relief, of the brush forms shown in Fig. 47; and the addition of scrolls at the bottom, and leaves, from which the forms appear to spring, [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

a textbook on
ORNAMENTAL DESIGN
International Correspondence Schools
scranton, PA.
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[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...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

The front cover of “Ornamental Design” is not itself very ornamented. [$]


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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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