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by JGimeno
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Michelangelo
Replies: 1
Views: 2291

Re: Michelangelo

Hello José Tomás, The source of that information must be Giorgio Vasari : Vita di Michelangelo « … e bene spesso la notte si levava, non potendo dormire, a lavorare con lo scarpello, avendo fatto una celata di cartón, e sopra il mezzo del capo teneva accesa la candela, la quale con queto modo rendev...
by JGimeno
Wed May 22, 2013 6:03 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Rupert Annual
Replies: 5
Views: 5351

Re: Rupert Annual

The famous and unknown Hobgomnie or "little gnome paper" of 1971 Rupert Annual and that Michel had no record, thanks to Edwin was located in the back cover and on this link you can see the last page of your diagrams:
http://www.fulltable.com/vts/aoi/b/bestall/SH671.jpg
by JGimeno
Mon May 20, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Traditional model catalog
Replies: 1
Views: 2396

Traditional model catalog

It would be nice to have standardized images of traditional models (following the work began David Petty ( http://www.davidpetty.me.uk/ ), but with a unique number) that would serve as a reference for the study and determination the origins and antiquity of them. Thus, for instance, if you refer a n...
by JGimeno
Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Waterbomb as prision fireflies
Replies: 10
Views: 8690

Re: Waterbomb as prision fireflies

While it seems clear that it is a translation from the French, the word gallito as in his day said me Narciso E. Sanchez is the term used in Peru to refer to the pajarita. Maybe in Cuba have the same use, but do not know.
by JGimeno
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: History
Topic: FILMS ON ORIGAMI
Replies: 1
Views: 2838

Re: FILMS ON ORIGAMI

A friend paperfolder and aeronautical engineer me back a few frames of the film by André Malraux , L'Espoir - Sierra de Teruel : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ov9SqsyI4Z8 It appears in the Potez 540 aircraft fuselage the pajarita insignia. In other image of the pajarita is still on the back of the ...
by JGimeno
Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: History
Topic: FILMS ON ORIGAMI
Replies: 1
Views: 2838

FILMS ON ORIGAMI

The graph news of the time of General Franco , No-Do , filming stories that were mandatory to use movie theaters before the movies start. Two trying to Vicente Solórzano y Luis Fernández and can be viewed at: http://www.rtve.es/filmoteca/no-do/not-1072/1468859/ http://www.rtve.es/filmoteca/no-do/not...
by JGimeno
Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Books
Topic: "De jonge werkman. Het vlechten" (1881) by Elise van Calcar
Replies: 5
Views: 4311

Re: "De jonge werkman. Het vlechten" (1881) by Elise van Cal

Maggie Browne 's book Pleasant Work for Busy Fingers, or Kindergarten at Home was cited by Florence Temko in the magazine British Origami (No. 148, June 1991), p. 24: "Reviews: An antique": An Origami book dated1896? Yes, indeed. It's called "Pleasant Work for Busy Fingers, or Kindergarten at Home"...
by JGimeno
Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: History
Topic: LITERARY QUOTATIONS
Replies: 13
Views: 8142

Re: LITERARY QUOTATIONS

Another author in Spanish, Ramón María del Valle-Inclan , in his Viva mi dueño (Madrid, Cía. Iberoamericana de Publicaciones, Imp. Rivadeneyra, 1928. Opera Omnia, XXII) recreates the last Council of Ministers Cabinet of Luis Gonzalez Bravo and own reign of Isabel II of Spain with the following text ...
by JGimeno
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: History
Topic: LITERARY QUOTATIONS
Replies: 13
Views: 8142

Re: LITERARY QUOTATIONS

Three quotations from Spanish writer Benito Perez Galdos appeared in their Episodios Nacionales (on the last I have my doubts that it can refer to origami): « Con la presteza y la iniciativa propias de la verdadera travesura, uno de los circunstantes había hecho un gorro de papel y lo encajó en la c...
by JGimeno
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: History
Topic: CARD
Replies: 28
Views: 19387

Re: CARD

Tom Tit explains the cube with cards in another of his works: "Pour amuser les Petits ou les Joujoux que l'on peut faire soi même" (Librairie Vuibert, 1919).
There is a first edition of 1893 in E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie