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By Mary L. Myers

ISBN-10: 0870991264

ISBN-13: 9780870991264

From approximately 1900 to 1960 American museums accrued on the quickest price and with the widest pursuits that the realm has ever visible. This sweepstake ingurgitation has now pumped the resources dry and has despatched costs skyrocketing for what continues to be, simply at a time while American museum cash are falling in the back of the speed of normal inflation. however the result's now not solely disastrous, for it forces us to take inventory of what we raked jointly little by little as percentages provided, and to catalogue the holdings that experience grown virtually with out our being conscious of the expansion. whereas a number of first-class catalogues were released, normally by way of the Morgan Library, the Frick assortment, and this Museum, American collections are nonetheless so little identified that we ourselves within the museums are blind to treasures in close by museums, and are often ignorant of extraordinary issues in different departments of our personal structures. it might be worthwhile if all American museums might pool their assets for national surveys of a few scarcer specialties like, say, German drawings, Islamic glass, Greek jewellery, or Romanesque sculpture.

during this catalogue Mary L. Myers publishes a variety of the Metropolitan Museum's drawings for level units, furnishings, silver, structure, and plenty of different kinds of utilized artwork. to teach those useful drawings in use, she has chosen many who are initiatives for identified artworks. but despite the fact that utilitarian in purpose, those drawings usually in attaining the perfection that's occasionally possible within the ornamental arts, yet by no means within the extra advanced overtones of the expressive arts.

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F I G U R E 2 . 1 1 : The first line is offset. qxd 4/1/05 5:26 3 8 Page 38 Chapter 2 • Basic Commands to Get Started You have three more lines to offset. 5. Click another line; then click inside the box again. The second line is offset. Ǡ 6. 12). You can cancel a command at any time by pressing Esc. F I G U R E 2 . 1 2 : Four lines have been offset. 5, in this case—until you change it. N O T E 7. Press ↵ to end the Offset command. This command is similar to the Line command in that it keeps running until it is stopped.

15). In most cases, you will get the same effect by pressing the spacebar as you get by pressing ↵. The exception is when you are entering data in the Command window; in that case, pressing the spacebar just makes a space. T I P F I G U R E 2 . 1 5 : The box with all corners cleaned up N O T E If you make a mistake and pick the wrong part of a line or the wrong line, press Esc to end the command and then type u↵. This will undo the effect of the last command. Used together like this, the Offset and Fillet commands are a powerful combination of tools to lay out walls on a floor plan drawing.

You have to train yourself to press ↵ when you finish selecting objects in order to get out of selection mode and move on to the next step in the command. qxd 4/1/05 5:26 Page 45 Completing the Box 4 5 3. Pick the two new vertical lines created by the Offset command. Be sure to place the pickbox somewhere on the lower halves of these lines, or AutoCAD will ignore your picks. The lines are extended to the boundary edge line. 19). F I G U R E 2 . 1 9 : The lines are extended to the boundary edge.

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