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by Joan Sallas
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: History
Topic: History of the Chinese paper folding books and its froebelian influence
Replies: 0
Views: 1229

History of the Chinese paper folding books and its froebelian influence

Many western folders believe that the book of Mai-ying Sung, best known as Maying Soong [席曼英, xímànyīng] o Maying Hsi Soong [宋席曼英, sòng xímànyīng] The Art of Chinese Paper Folding for Young and Old is the first book on Chinese paper folding. It was published 1948 by Harcourt, Brace and Co. in New Yo...
by Joan Sallas
Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Waterbomb as prision fireflies
Replies: 10
Views: 9854

Re: Waterbomb as prision fireflies

revised the 28th February 2013 Again an old mention from 1892 about the Waterbomb as prision fireflies in the follow book from Cuba (until 1898 a spanish colony): Ventura , Victorio R.: Enseñanza del trabajo manual en las escuelas. Obra novísima dedicada al desarrollo físico e intelectual de los ni...
by Joan Sallas
Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: El Trabajo Manual en la Escuela Argentina (1928)
Replies: 1
Views: 3867

El Trabajo Manual en la Escuela Argentina (1928)

revised the 18th February 2013 With the permision of Laura Azcoaga , Argentinian folder and researcher, I show you here some pictures of a new bibliographic discovery. During the revision of the catalog before 1930 at the Biblioteca Nacional de Maestros (Teachers National Library) in Buenos Aires ,...
by Joan Sallas
Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Origami by Isao Honda (1931)
Replies: 8
Views: 9733

Re: Origami by Isao Honda (1931)

revised the 20th february 2013 A big-big Thank to Michel Grand (and Claire ) for the link of Isao Honda s book "おりがみ. 上" [On Origami] (Tokyo: Japan Toy Association, December 1931). It's really a very interesting document and a wonderfull rediscovering. I don't think that this book was published in ...
by Joan Sallas
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: History
Topic: Origins of paper folding in Argentina
Replies: 3
Views: 6824

Sheet Nr. 26

As promised, I upload here the scaned original paper sheet nr. 26 of the anonym document "Trabajo manual educativo. Plegado", published in Buenos Aires by the Editorial Della Penna , probably in the 1940s , which the Padore-Livrary/Archive recently acquired. That's the only one missing sheet of 30 i...
by Joan Sallas
Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: History
Topic: Origins of paper folding in Argentina
Replies: 3
Views: 6824

Origins of paper folding in Argentina

ORIGINS OF THE FOLDING TRADITION IN ARGENTINA revised the 31th July 2012 One of the first known informations about the origin of teaching and folding art in Argentina are in the first edition of “El trabajo manual en las escuelas primarias” (Madrid: Editorial “El Magisterio Español”, 1902), of Ezeq...
by Joan Sallas
Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Origins of paper folding in Argentina
Replies: 3
Views: 6824

Origins of paper folding in Argentina

With permission of Laura Azcoaga , vice-president of the Asociación Argentina de Origami , I show you here the pictures of the re-discovered anonym document "Trabajo manual educativo. Plegado" , published probably in the 1940s in Buenos Aires by the Editorial Della Penna . The original document was ...
by Joan Sallas
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Mattia Giegher "Li tre trattati"
Replies: 1
Views: 8616

Mattia Giegher "Li tre trattati"

revised the 30th March 2016 Mattia Giegher (mostly) or Matthia Giegher is the italian name of the German Matthias Jäger , who was born in Moosburg, Bavaria, ca. 1589 , and died before 1639 , probably in Italy. Jäger needed to rewrite his own name as Giegher , to permit the italian people speak it c...