Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Term Border Is Fairly Comprehensive (1903)

Lewis F. Day, Pattern Design : A Book for Students Treating in a Practical Way of the Anatomy, Planning, & Evolution of Repeated Ornament (London: B.T. Batsford, 1903), 220.

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Kiln at Dale Was Situated Just Outside the Abbey Gate-House (1890)

John Ward. “Notes on Encaustic Tiles, Dell Abbey and Morely, Derbyshire.” The Reliquary Quarterly 4 (Jan.–Oct. 1890): 220.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Every Part of a Room Has Its Possibilities for Beauty (1901)

Chesire Lowton Boone, “Clay Working in the School,” Year Book of the Council of Supervisors of the Manual Arts Volume 5 (Worster, Mass.: The Davis Press, 1901) 70.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Livestock Marks & Brands (1902)

Van Dersal's Stock Growers Directory of Marks and Brands for the State of North Dakota, 1902: comprising an alphabetical list of names of all live stock companies and individual live stock raisers, showing the recorded marks and brands of each one as they appear on the books of the state recorder of marks and brands : a complete directory of all the recorded brands in the state : also a complete classified directory of sheep and wool growers as compiled from the tax list of the various counties (Bismarck: Sam’l Van Dersal, 1902), 197.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

As a Man Signs His Name to Every Letter He Sends out, so the Baker Puts His Mark on Every Loaf of Bread He Makes (1612, 1901)

Emil Braun, The Baker’s Book: A Practical Hand Book of the Baking Industry in All Countries, Volume 1 (New York City: Emil Braun, 1901), 17.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Rosette Designs for Wood Carving (1883)

Ben Pitman, “Rosette Designs for Wood Carving,” The Art Amateur 9 (September 1883): 81.

Friday, March 9, 2018

A Designer of Outstanding Originality Is the Designer Who Can See Much in Nature (1914)

“The Editorial Point of View: Design in Teaching,” “Plate 5: Six Interpretations of a Composite Flower,” School Arts 13 (April 1914): 562