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Picturing machines 1400-1700
AuthorLefèvre, Wolfgang, 1941-
Pub. LocationCambridge, MAPublisherMIT Press
Date2004Phys. Desc.vi, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberT353.P55 2004d
Picturing machines 1400-1700 / edited by Wolfgang Lefèvre.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-333) and indexes.

Part I. Why pictures of machines? : Why draw pictures of machines? The social context of early modern machine drawings / Marcus Popplow -- Part II. Pictorial languages and social characters : The origins of early modern machine design / David McGee -- Social character, pictorial style, and the grammar of technical illustration in craftsmen's manuscripts in the late middle ages / Rainer Leng -- Part III. Seeing and knowing : Picturing the machine : Francesco di Giorgio and Leonardo da Vinci in the 1490s / Pamela O. Long -- Measures of success : military engineering and the architectonic understanding of design / Mary Henninger-Voss -- Part IV. Producing shapes : Renaissance descriptive geometry : the codification of drawing methods / Filippo Camerota -- The emergence of combined orthographic projections / Wolfgang Lefèvre -- Projections embodied in technical drawings : Dürer and his followers / Jeanne Peiffer -- Part V. Practice meets theory : Drawing mechanics / Michael S. Mahoney.

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Subject(s)Mechanical drawing--Early works to 1800
Engineering graphics
Engineering graphics--Early works to 1800
Machinery--Early works to 1800
Technical illustration--Early works to 1800
SeriesTransformations (M.I.T. Press)
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19747
ISBN0262122693 ; 9780262122696LCCN2003070620OCLC53940619