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by Michel G
Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Origami Moyo
Replies: 12
Views: 10576

Re: Origami Moyo

Title: Origami Moyou vol.2 (折紙模様 下) Artist: Kawarazaki Kodo (河原崎 晃洞) Publisher: Unsodo (芸艸堂) Year: 1935 and Size: 25 × 37.5 cm And now the cover of volume 2 : https://img1.etsystatic.com/059/0/10360168/il_570xN.734676541_jg7b.jpg and 4 pictures (on 15 existing in this handmade woodcut prints book) :...
by Michel G
Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Re: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)

Nick wrote:Sorry Michel, that link - c'est morte ;(
Give a 2nd chance to the waiter...
and retry.
by Michel G
Sat Dec 13, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: History of the valley and mountain folding lines
Replies: 12
Views: 12274

Re: History of the valley and mountain folding lines

Thanks Andrew for this account. Some informations : For "T. de Moulidars", the exact title is "La grande encyclopédie des jeux" (1888). You can visualise at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k1105156 This book as been published before (1880) under the title "Un million de jeux et de plaisirs". Fo...
by Michel G
Sat Nov 08, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Re: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)

You can see the cover and one page of "Kniffe zum Servietten Kniffen: der Hausfrau gewidmet" (Braunschweig: Gebrüder Ring) here http://www.aller-leih.com/product/broschure-kniffe-zum-servietten-kniffen/ where is dated for the 50's. And in the end of this page http://historymania.info/view_post.php?i...
by Michel G
Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)

Following an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2010, an account is available http://www.libmma.org/digital/2013/08/01/extravagant-table-settings/ in this page you have the link to the book mentioned in subject : "Serviettes and how to Fold Them" (Belfast: Robinson & Cleaver, ca.1890,) ...
by Michel G
Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: Envelope folding
Topic: Japanese folded letter in a film
Replies: 0
Views: 3036

Japanese folded letter in a film

The film is "Silk" by François Girard (2007) from the book "Seda" (1997) by Alessandro Baricco. The novel/film is about a 19th century French silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler who travels to Japan in search of silkworm eggs to replace his town's supply that were killed by disease. He meets a Japanes...
by Michel G
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Paper box 1730-1750
Replies: 1
Views: 2347

Paper box 1730-1750

From an advertising of a paper's shop in Paris (see under the right foot of the angel) http://collection.waddesdon.org.uk/images/large/collection/trade%20cards/3686.2.58.155.jpg The complete notice of this document is there http://collection.waddesdon.org.uk/search.do;jsessionid=3LLEwFhMPNGdwLMPrww4...
by Michel G
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Plaited polyhedra 1960
Replies: 0
Views: 2475

Plaited polyhedra 1960

No really pure origami...
But using strip of paper and no glue !
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/plaited-polyhedra/
by Michel G
Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Paper's crane film
Replies: 4
Views: 4188

Re: Paper's crane film

At 1:03 min in the video, you can see in poster on the wall, the letter "OAN" [more evident in the BO Mag 224 (January 2004) on page 9]
So, as mentioned in the mag, the Lady is the "delicious" : Joan Homewood !
by Michel G
Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Didaktiks conference
Topic: 2014 conference
Replies: 0
Views: 2899

2014 conference

Dear previous participants, Everybody who is interested, The conference for the didactics of paperfolding will again take place in November. Please register by using the updated registration form: http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/didaktiks/eng/registration_en.html Just click "submit" and you'll ...