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by Michel G
Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 15198

Re: very early advanced folding!

You can see, now, a modern (original) reconstruction of the model. It's in black and white with the shape of a chessboard. In some pouches money hidden... See the image at : https://www.flickr.com/photos/119967028@N08/23801857169 And to see more images of the original : http://www.foldingdidactics.c...
by Michel G
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 15198

Re: very early advanced folding!

For those who want to know more about "Zhen Xian Bao" I recommand to read the interesting article published in BO Mag 280 (June 2013) on pages 28-31 : "A Little Known Chinese Folk Art: Zhen Xian Bao" by Ruth Smith. Edit : This 4-pages article is now available on our Didactics' website http://www.fol...
by Michel G
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 15198

Re: very early advanced folding!

Transcription of the French text : "Cette boîte est assez curieuse / faite par Laurent Sui pour / offrir à madame Burgos comme / souvenir auquel les plus / affectueux et dévoué / Lieur Sui / Paris le 28 août 1866" What's means (more or less) : This box is quite curious /  made by Laurent Sui for / o...
by Michel G
Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Envelope folding
Topic: folded letter
Replies: 2
Views: 15148

Re: folded letter

For me, this Valentine is so old that is torn ! So it could be presented as a puzzle that is not... It's just a Puzzle purse ! The original is in the British Postal Museum http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB813_OB1995_263 Two years ago some Valentine has been sold : See in the ...
by Michel G
Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Flapping bird in a black and white movie
Replies: 4
Views: 10796

Re: Flapping bird in a black and white movie

And "now" "Rivelazione" only the sequence (with italian subtitles) due to Roberto Morassi :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYmuGJpJofQ

Grazie mille Roberto !
by Michel G
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Hana Tsutsumi
Replies: 1
Views: 7542

Re: Hana Tsutsumi

Thanks Laura. It's difficult to react because we don't have example of the Japanese books... Until I found this passage, I had the idea that the oldest guide to tsutsumi was the book Tsutsumi-no-ki published in 1764. I think we can see this book following http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/84885...
by Michel G
Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Random posts
Topic: Magazine folding
Replies: 2
Views: 20888

Re: Magazine folding

Anyone remember MAD magazines? Sheesh! They had fold-ins on the back cover http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/03/28/arts/20080330_FOLD_IN_FEATURE.html You can have all of them (unfolded and folded) from 1964 to 2010 ! More info http://www.chroniclebooks.com/the-mad-fold-in-collection.html and ...
by Michel G
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Sheffield conference
Topic: Event schedule - for discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 9985

Re: Event schedule - for discussion

An account and an a short video conference by Joan Sallas on the following page :
http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/sh ... s/2015.php

And of course, the home page for these Sheffield Didactics http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/sh ... /index.php

ps Thank you Nick !
by Michel G
Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Joan in Oberweißbach
Replies: 3
Views: 9963

Re: Joan in Oberweißbach

Adding notes : The city of Oberbweissbach hold one Froebel's museum (they are two in Germany !) http://www.friedrich-froebel-online.de/m-u-s-e-u-m/memorialmuseum-friedrich-fr%C3%B6bel-in-oberweissbach/ The second Froebel's museum is held in Bad Blankenburg http://www.friedrich-froebel-online.de/m-u-...
by Michel G
Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Joan in Oberweißbach
Replies: 3
Views: 9963

Re: Joan in Oberweißbach

For those who don't understand German langage, the begining of the article says (according to automatic translation and copy/paste the text from http://www.genios.de/presse-archiv/artikel/OTZ/20150424/faltmeister-als-null-euro-jobber/40641841-RUDOLSTADT.html) : "Faltmeister an international reputati...