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Spectrograph : a novel drawing apparatus, by means of which anyone, even a child, is enabled to draw a single or duplicate sketch.

London : P.R.C. Co., [not before 1910]
Physical Description:
1 set (1 drawing board, 1 reflecting glass, 6 patterns, 2 sheet of carbon paper, 8 pins) ; in box 20 x 27 x 5 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC590 .S64 1910 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title from illustrated box top.
"Patented 1910."--Box top.
BAC: British Art Center copy box has ink stamp of Barley and Son, Bath.
"1. Open drawing board with hinges on top, and place same on a table, near a left-handed window as shewn in the illustration. 2. Place the reflecting glass between the two halves of the drawing board, in the centre, in an upright position. 3. Fix the drawing or sketch to be copied on the left-hand side of reflecting glass on the drawing board by means of drawing pins. Likewise the plain drawing paper on the right-hand side. 4. By looking through the reflecting glass from the left side, you will see the design to be copied plainly reflected on the right side. 5. Drawn with pencil of any color, the outlines clearly seen. 6. Duplicates or even triplicates can be obtained by simply placing the carbon paper between the drawing paper as usual."--Instructions, from underside of box top.
The images for copying include: a portrait of George V, a cat, a dog, a man with banjo, an early airplane, and a house.
Subject Terms:
Artists' tools -- Specimens.
Barley and Son (Bath, England)
Copying processes.
George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 -- Portraits.
Image-making equipment.
P.R.C. Co. (London, England)

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