Adapted from The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid in which Coloured Diagrams and Symbols are Used instead of Letters for the Greater Ease of Learners, by Oliver Byrne (1847). Byrne’s method prefigured approaches to information design, or infographics, widely used today. Courtesy of Smithsonian Libraries.
Printed on acid free paper.
Measurements: 17 cm x 12 cm.
Comes with 120gsm recycled envelope.
Adapted from the ‘Chemistry of Combustion and Illumination’ in The Chemical Atlas Designed for the Use of Students and Pupils in all Schools Where Chemistry is Taught (1854) by Edward L. Youmans. Printed on acid free paper.Measurements: 17 cm x 12 cm.Comes with 120gsm recycled...
A very different kind of colour theory, from the Theosophists. This chart showing the spiritual and mental 'meanings' of colour is adapted from Thought-Forms by Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater (1905) Printed on acid free paper.Measurements: 17 cm x 12 cm.Comes with 120gsm recycled envelope.Blank...
A comparison of the window tracery design of English Gothic church architecture as it developed. Adapted from the illustration in A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method for the Student, Craftsman and Amateur, Banister Fletcher (14th Edition, 1948). Printed on acid-free paper.Measures: 17 cm x...
The perfect card for any Railway enthusiast, this illustration adapted from The Wonder Book of Railways for Boys and Girls (c.1922) demonstrates the system of lamps and discs used on the front of locomotives to identify types of train by their cargo. Printed on acid...