Engraving Accuracy in Early Modern England : : Visual Communication and the Royal Society / / Meghan Doherty.

The book traces major concepts including: the creation of the visual effects of accuracy through careful action and training; the development of visual judgment and connoisseurship; the role of a network in the production of knowledge; balancing readers’ expectations with representational convention...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Amsterdam University Press Complete eBook-Package 2022
Place / Publishing House:Amsterdam : : Amsterdam University Press, , [2022]
Year of Publication:2022
Series:Scientiae Studies ; 2
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Physical Description:1 online resource (244 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1. “Innocent Witch-craft of Lights”: Developing Visual Judgment through Printed Books
  • 2. “A New Visible World”: Developing a Visual Vocabulary for the Microscopic
  • 3. “Nearly Resembling the Live Birds”: Collecting and Collating for the Reformation of Natural History
  • 4. “These Rude Collections”: Accumulating Observations and Experiments
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index