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Page 129 - Dictionary (An) of Words used in Art and Archaeology. Explaining Terms frequently used in Works on Architecture, Arms, Bronzes, Christian Art, Colour, Costume, Decoration, Devices, Emblems, Heraldry, Lace, Personal Ornaments, Pottery, Painting, Sculpture, &c., with their Derivations. By JW MOLLETT, BA, Officier de 1'Instruction Publique (France); Author of " Life of Rembrandt,
Page 129 - THE HISTORY OF FASHION IN FRANCE ; or, The Dress of Women from the Gallo-Roman Period to the Present Time. From the French of M. AUGUSTIN CHALLAMEL. By Mrs. CASHEL HOEY and Mr. JOHN LILLIE.
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Page 142 - ... Chipiez has added greatly to the value of a work, in which the trained eye of the architect is everywhere visible, by his restorations of various buildings and modes of construction ; and the engravings in colours of the wall paintings are a noticeable feature in a work which is in every way remarkable. This history of Egyptian art is an invaluable treasure-house for the student ; and, we may add, there are few more delightful volumes for the cultivated idle who live at ease to turn over— every...
Page 17 - But a caution as to the necessity in all specific gravity experiments of getting rid of air-bubbles may not be out of place. To attain this end boiled water should be used, and if mechanical contrivances fail (a feather or sable pencil) then the liquid and stone should be placed under the receiver of an air-pump and the air exhausted. Details concerning the specific gravity of each kind of precious stone will be found in Chapter VII.