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Identifier: gamesofskillconj00lond
Title: Games of skill, and conjuring: including draughts, dominoes, chess, morrice
Year: 1865 (1860s)
Subjects: Games
Publisher: London, New York, G. Routledge and sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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ack. Many tinsellers employ regular print-colourers to shade their silksand satins, but we strongly advise the reader to trust to his ownabilities, and boldly set to work to indicate the folds of the draperyby proper shadows. The pieces cut out of the engraving will showhim where the different shadows ought to fall, and as for the coloursto be used, we may state as a general rule that silk, satin, or velvetof a certain colour ought to be shaded with darker tints of thesame colour. Gum-water should be mixed with the colours usedin shading, to prevent them running when applied to the wovenfabric. The artist may now proceed to the work of tinselling, which con-sists in gumming little spangles and embossed ornaments over certainparts of the picture. Every piece of armour, every button, everyjewel, and every weapon, should be represented in embossed work.All the pieces required for tinselling a figure may be purchased atthe proper shops. In the above figure of the warrior, the breastplate,

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128 TINSELLING. r shield, sword, and jewels would have to be formed of pieces of giltor silver paper cut and stamped into proper shapes and patterns.The price of each piece of embossed work depends of course upon itssize or elaborateness. When the picture is finished, it should bemounted on fine card-board, and placed in a neat frame.

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Date: 2014-07-28 20:36:14

bookid:gamesofskillconj00lond bookyear:1865 bookdecade:1860 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Games bookpublisher:London__New_York__G__Routledge_and_sons bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress booksponsor:The_Library_of_Congress bookleafnumber:135 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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