The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery

  title={The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery},
  author={Horst Bredekamp and Vera D{\"u}nkel and Birgit Schneider},
designs; the textiles were produced on so-called shaft looms. Aside from Ziegler’s notation, there existed other conventions on how to notate fabric patterns, but these did not circulate publicly until the age of the encyclopedia in the eighteenth century.7 Ziegler was thus one of the first to publish on the art and techniques of weaving, ending the guilds’ exclusive control over what had heretofore been a strictly kept secret.8 All of these forms of fabric pattern notation differed… 
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