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Source:   Design -- O-R


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From the side of a canoe, New Zealand ; Head of canoe, New Guinea ; Head of canoe, New Guinea.

Image ID: 819657

From the side of a canoe, New Zealand ; Head of canoe, New Guinea ; Head of canoe, New Guinea. (1910)

Image Details

Image Title

:  From the side of a canoe, New Zealand ; Head of canoe, New Guinea ; Head of canoe, New Guinea.

Published Date

: 1910

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 29 x 21 cm. (11 1/2 x 8 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "1868" "Oceania" Printed on border: "Ornament of savage tribes." "The ornaments in the woodcuts below and at the side show a far higher advance in the distribution of curved lines, the twisted rope forming the type as it naturally would be of all curved lines in ornament. The uniting of two strands for additional strength would early accustom the eye to the spiral line, and we always find this form side by side with geom ....
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Original Source

: From The grammar of ornament : illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament, one hundred and twelve plates. Bernard Quaritch, 1910) Jones, Owen (1809-1874), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Design -- O-R

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC DESI-(O-R)

Digital ID

: 819657

Record ID

: 711010

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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