In which twelve drawings of historical drawing machines are drawn by a computer numerical controlled machine.
The CNC machine draws each drawing in ink on Stonehenge artist’s paper. Edition of four.
Plates: ”Dürer’s Door”, Albrecht Dürer, 1525 Machine for Orthographic Projection, Hans Lencker, 1571 ”Perspectograph” (Perspective Device), Baldassare Lanci, 1583 Projection Device, Ludovico Cigoli, 1600-13 Pantograph, Christoph Scheiner, 1608 Portable “Picture Box” Camera Obscura, Sir Robert Hooke, 1694 Machine for Anamorphosis, Jacob Leupold, 1713 Perspectograph, Johann Heinrich Lambert, 1752 Camera Lucida, William Hyde Wollaston, 1803 Profile Machine, Carl Augustus Schmalcalder, 1806 ”A verie easie way to describe a Towne or Castle being within the full sight thereof”, John Bate, 1634 Drum Plotter “560”, Calcomp Technology, Inc. 1959
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