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by Michel G
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Old seed packet
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: Old seed packet

Very nice find, Coral! If you want to fold the model: https://britishorigami.info/academic/davidpetty/mom/mom44.htm Thanks to the late David Petty for this depository of traditional models. The oldest diagrams I know is from 1864. It was published in "Illustriertes Spielbuch Für Knaben" by Hermann W...
by Michel G
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Joan's book
Replies: 12
Views: 9361

Re: Joan's book

The English translation is available here https://colortreelimited.co.uk/product/folded-beauty/ I have wroten this information, two month ago, in my previous post! But, the new thing for the book, is that if you are BOS' member, you can read a review by Rob Foor in the last BOM, the 318th issue on ...
by Michel G
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Traditional Hat/Boat
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Traditional Hat/Boat

For the Boat, ou can have some historical information and also in litterature via: http://www.origamiheaven.com/historyofthepaperboat.htm and some little more via: http://www.origamiheaven.com/historyofpaperboats.htm And for the Hat, you must go to lower part ("The Newspaper Hat") of: http://www.ori...
by Michel G
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Joan's book
Replies: 12
Views: 9361

Re: Joan's book

In case of you miss these informations: A presentation of the book on: http://foldingdidactics.com/folded-beauty/ Where you can access to a pdf sample (of 21 pages): http://foldingdidactics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/folded_beauty_excerpt.pdf And to buy it: https://colortreelimited.co.uk/product...
by Michel G
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Paul Jackson's career
Replies: 0
Views: 1368

Paul Jackson's career

"Paul Jackson began his international career in paper folding at the age of six, discovering he could create boats and animals out of toilet paper. Since then he has written over forty books and exhibited at major museums, proving to everyone (including his arts professor) that origami deserves to ...
by Michel G
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Ligia Montoya
Topic: From Iris
Replies: 1
Views: 990

Re: From Iris

Thank you Nick for sharing this document. 1966 has been for Ligia Montoya, the year of the dead of his mother. And at the end of 1966, she also send a letter of the same kind to Lilian Oppenheimer. (Source of information: "Paper Life" by Laura Rozenberg (2016), page 67. And, few months later, on Apr...
by Michel G
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Friedrich Fröbel
Topic: The rise and fall of Froebelian mathematical folding within British kindergartens
Replies: 0
Views: 1102

The rise and fall of Froebelian mathematical folding within British kindergartens

An article with as full title "“Falling into disuse”: the rise and fall of Froebelian mathematical folding within British kindergartens" writen by Michael Friedman is available at : https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00309230.2018.1486441?scroll=top&needAccess=true And you can uploaded... ...
by Michel G
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: History of the valley and mountain folding lines
Replies: 12
Views: 12867

Re: History of the valley and mountain folding lines

I thought you might be interested in reading about my work. Part of it is contextualizing the development of the system in the early 20th century East and West. I'll be happy to hear comments. Please download the pdf: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gHcL36xx2ounspTf8qFTUdI1OM0Gr_j5 Laura Rozenber...
by Michel G
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Origami by Isao Honda (1931)
Replies: 8
Views: 10643

Re: Origami by Isao Honda (1931)

I recently bought "Origami 3" (1933), despite the title it contains exclusively "Origami part one" and "Origami part two". It seems to be an editorial operation, without any intervention by Honda, neither a new introduction. Hi Carlo I don't speak Japanese but with Edwin's help and acccording a kat...
by Michel G
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Origami do Brazil
Replies: 4
Views: 4288

Re: Origami do Brazil

Finaly, I have received an answer of my comment (3 weeks after), but not be inform about... So the webmaster of the site wrote me: "Hi Thanks, I developed this blog 5 years ago. I'm not done, I have more models. Including the banner frog. Any day I put it on, because it's the best origami I've ever ...