Synopsis of Practical Perspective, Lineal and Aerial

الغلاف الأمامي
author, 1829 - 136 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 19 - Nau' dowessie, with a line drawn from his mouth to that of ' a deer, the symbol of the Chipeways. After this he ' depicted still farther to the left a canoe as proceeding ' up the river, in which he placed a man sitting with
الصفحة 3 - Every opportunity, therefore, should be taken to discountenance that false and vulgar opinion, that rules are the fetters of genius ; they are fetters only to men of no genius ; as that armour, which upon the strong is an ornament and a defence, upon the weak and mis-shapen becomes a load, and cripples the body which it was made to protect.
الصفحة 19 - Englishman, or myself, and my Frenchman was drawn ' with a handkerchief tied round his head, and rowing ' the canoe ; to these he added several other significant ' emblems, among which the pipe of peace appeared ' painted on the prow of the canoe.
الصفحة 19 - ... perfectly intelligible to them, was that one of the Chipe'way chiefs had received a speech from some Naudowessie chiefs at the town of the...
الصفحة 19 - Chippewa, although an avowed enemy, should not be molested by them on his passage, since he had the care of a person whom they esteemed as one of their nation.
الصفحة 19 - He then formed to the left, a man dressed in skins, by which he intended to represent a Naudowessie, with a line drawn from his mouth to that of a deer, the symbol of the Chipeways. After this, he depictured, still...
الصفحة 19 - depicted still farther to the left a canoe as proceeding ' up the river, in which he placed a man sitting with ' a hat on ; this figure was designed to represent an ' Englishman, or myself, and my Frenchman was drawn ' with a handkerchief tied round his head, and rowing
الصفحة 76 - Borgo and endeavoured to make them more intelligible ; to him we owe the discovery of points of distance to which all lines that make an angle of 45° with the ground line are drawn.
الصفحة 31 - VANISHING LINE, is any line on the plane of the picture, in which the representation of original planes parallel to each other appear to meet or concentrate.
الصفحة 24 - fault, that I look upon it as an excellency '* in the work, that when seen from the " point determined it appears with due pro" portion, straight, flat, or concave, when, " in reality (on the canvass) it is not so.

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