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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ... soft pencil (Fig. 2, Plate IX). The tracing thus obtained should correspond exactly with the first half of the scroll. The ends now require a line from E to A to complete the ribbon. 33. The two plates of zinc, on being placed together (Fig. 3), will give a complete scroll. Before commencing the borders and lettering, the zinc not required for the text should be cut away, using strong scissors. A scroll designed on the small size chosen for our illustration will readily adapt itself to many shapes, by cutting the ends B D, Fig. 3, in the direction of the dotted lines. Figs. 4, 5, and 6 are in this manner produced from Fig. 1. Next add border and lettering, and complete the design with a small device. In Plate IX. designs are shown for ends of ribbon texts. 34. Fig. 1, Plate X., shows the commencement of a Scroll, which is completed in Fig. 3 of the same plate; the-part to contain the lettering is first described, by keeping the lines A B, C D, and E F, equally distant, and the parts Gr, H, and K of the same size; the back of the ribbon is next shown, Fig. 2, L M. The ends should be of equal size, and traced for accuracy in the same way as described for a plain Scroll (§ 32). Colour the parts L and M darker than G, H, and K; add the borders and lettering, as shown in Fig. 3, and the Scroll is complete. The cross can either be made separately and affixed to the ribbon, or the whole can be one work; the latter is best when the material is prepared cloth. If the scroll is on zinc, and used without a background, much work will be saved in fixing, by making the cross separately; this method also possesses the advantage of giving two distinct works, which may be used together or SCROLLS. 40 separately. When fixing the cross and ribbon to a wall, begin by nai...
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