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Conserve the Sound

Conserve the Sound

Conserve the Sound is an online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds. The sound of a dial telephone, a walkman, a analog typewriter, a pay phone, a 56k modem, a nuclear power plant or even a cell phone keypad are partially already gone or are about to disappear from our daily life. Via...
Portable diptych sundial

Portable diptych sundial

Portable diptych sundial in ivory and brass c.1598. Made by Hans Tröschel the Elder (German, 1549–1612). Via Metropolitan Museum of...
The Reproduction of Colours

The Reproduction of Colours

The Reproduction of Colours by Robert Steinheil, 1896 The engineer Robert Steinheil provides a reference system for the determination of three simple colors in order to obtain a given shade. The 150 boards, which are chromotypographed, account for nearly 15,000 different tones: “This book contains all the tones that can practically be rendered using the only three prints Yellow, Red, Blue. the tones that can be obtained by four prints (yellow, red, blue, black) and five prints (yellow,...
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