CARD

The history of paperfolding

Re: CARD

Postby Michel G » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:11 pm

About the monk (from a playing card and with a cut), you can find it in "Jeux et jouets du jeune âge" by Gaston Tissandier (text) and Albert Tissandier (drawing). The book was edited by G. Masson (Paris) in 1885.

Michel G
Attachments
Jeux et Jouets (1885) p28-29.JPG
Jeux et jouets (1885) p. 28-29
Jeux et Jouets (1885) p28-29.JPG (43.27 KiB) Viewed 12224 times
Jeux et jouets 1885 couv.jpg
Jeux et jouets (1885) cover
Jeux et jouets 1885 couv.jpg (89.03 KiB) Viewed 12224 times
Last edited by Michel G on Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Michel G
 
Posts: 91
Joined: Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Re: CARD

Postby Nick » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:16 pm

I love this old artwork ;)
Nick
Site Admin
 
Posts: 108
Joined: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:32 am
Location: Sheffield, England

Re: CARD

Postby Michel G » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:33 pm

About the cube from playing card, you can also find it in the second swedish editon (1883) titled "Vetenskapliga tidsfördrif" of "Les récréations scientifiques" by Gaston Tissandier witch seem to the translation of the third french edition as mentioned by Juan Gimeno.
The page is accessible directly with the following link
http://runeberg.org/tidsford/0069.html

Michel G
Michel G
 
Posts: 91
Joined: Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Re: CARD

Postby Michel G » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:10 pm

One more thing about the playing card's monk (in French "capucin de carte")
Making recent research I've found the expression in a dictionnary from 1836.
The game with this model was to make a lot of them, to put on a line, to push the first and to see all the others fall down : the same game you can made with dominoes.
Attachments
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) couv.JPG
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) cover
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) couv.JPG (66.85 KiB) Viewed 12220 times
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) p316.JPG
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) p316
Dictionnaire général et grammatical (1836) p316.JPG (47.47 KiB) Viewed 12220 times
Michel G
 
Posts: 91
Joined: Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Re: CARD

Postby Joan Sallas » Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:28 am

The first swedish edition of Gaston Tissandier "Vetenskapliga tidsfördrif, eller undervisning och lek". (Visby: Gotlands Allehandas Tryckeri, 1882), translated from the 3rd french edition, was published a year before the 2nd swedish edition which Michel Grand showed us, and content the same picture of cards on the page 61.

A folded box appairs in the page 71, and another folded object in the page 70.

An original exemplar of this schwedish first edition is present in the Padore library/archive.

joan
Joan Sallas
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:20 pm
Location: Leuna, Germany

Re: CARD

Postby Edwin Corrie » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:51 pm

These "capucins" are also explained in Mme. Celnart's "Manuel complet des jeux de société" (1836) and in the Spanish translation of 1839:

Les capucins
Voilà la plus simple découpure de cartes: large à un bout, pointu par l’autre, et légèrement courbé par le haut, pour le maintenir en équilibre, le capucin, qui ne ressemble pas mal à une baïonette de fusil, est en quelque sorte une quille de carte ; effectivement, les enfans plantent les capucins près à près comme des quilles, et lorsqu’on en fait tomber un , les autres le suivent à la file.

"Manuel complet des jeux de société" by Mme. Celnart (1836), page 315
http://books.google.ch/books?id=85FJAAA%20...%20&q&f=false

Capucinos
Este es el corte mas sencillo de todos, y se reduce á doblar un naipe por enmedio á lo largo, y asi doblade darle un tijeretazo desde un poco mas arriba de enmedio con direccion á las esquinas; pero sin llegar á ellas, el cual corte doblado hácia arriba forma la figura de la capucha : los niños colocan asi los naipes unos tras de otros, y en cayéndose uno, se empujan mútuamente y cae toda la fila.

"Manuel complete de juegos de sociedad" by D. Mariano de Rementería y Fica (1839), page 205
http://books.google.fr/books?id=BmSfQXQ%20...%20&q&f=false
Edwin Corrie
 
Posts: 81
Joined: Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:40 am

Re: CARD

Postby JGimeno » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:52 pm

The 5th edition of Gaston Tissandier Spanish "Scientific Recreations" of 1897 (Madrid, Librería Editorial de d. Carlos Bailly-Bailliere, new print of 1892), available at:
http://www.march.es/bibliotecas/ilusionismo/biblioteca-digital-de-ilusionismo/libros-de-magia/?p0=63731
and content the same picture of cards on the page 86 which Michel Grand showed us in the French edition.
Another folded play card in the page 118 and a folded box appairs in the page 117
In the 2nd edition, 1887 (Madrid, Librería Editorial de d. Carlos Bailly-Bailliere), there have been three facsimile editions by editorial Alta Fulla (Barcelona) in 1981, 1986 and 2003.
For Vicente Palacios, it is possible that in the 6th edition, 1911, will find instructions of the Flaping Bird, as in Le Ricreazioni Scientifiche (Milan, Treves, 1897, p. 594-597).
JGimeno
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:47 pm

Re: CARD

Postby Michel G » Thu May 03, 2012 8:09 pm

As other material published in the differents editions of "Les récréations scientifiques" by Gaston Tissandier, the cube of card has been previously published in 1881, in the magazine "La nature". The founder of this magazine is Gaston Tissandier himself in 1873.

Exactly, you can found this cube, used to produce smoke's ring in :
La Nature n°427 (06-08-1881) p 153
Attachments
La Nature 427 (06-08-1881) p153.gif
La Nature 427 (06-08-1881) p153
La Nature 427 (06-08-1881) p153.gif (172.83 KiB) Viewed 12187 times
Michel G
 
Posts: 91
Joined: Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Re: CARD

Postby Edwin Corrie » Wed May 23, 2012 10:23 pm

Sorry if this is a bit "off topic" - these are modern designs and not quite the same, but they are also made from playing cards and are interesting anyway:

Platonic solids
http://mathcraft.wonderhowto.com/blog/make-platonic-solids-out-playing-cards-0130512/

Third stellation of the rhombic dodecahedron
http://blog.makezine.com/tag/MathMonday/

Correction to the last URL:
http://blog.makezine.com/2012/04/02/math-monday-12-card-star-puzzle/
There are other folding-related items on the same website if you look around a bit.
Last edited by Edwin Corrie on Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Edwin Corrie
 
Posts: 81
Joined: Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:40 am

Re: CARD

Postby Nick » Thu May 24, 2012 9:46 am

Edwin Corrie wrote:Sorry if this is a bit "off topic" - these are modern designs and not quite the same, but they are also made from playing cards and are interesting anyway:


I find it all fascinating - please keep 'em coming Edwin. How about the ret of you - many people who have joined just don't post - this is rather selfish, don't you think?
Nick
Site Admin
 
Posts: 108
Joined: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:32 am
Location: Sheffield, England

PreviousNext

Return to History

cron