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Ever, are but seldom available, except in ruined buildings, and here care should be taken not to damage or destroy any portion But many fragments of the little that is left. outlines. means alone a these large collection of very valuable specimens may be made. Another way is by the use of the leaden tape. riband of this metal, about a yard in length, By a coil so as to be easily portable. A thin flexible may be rolled into being manipulated and impressed upon the moldings to be copied, and thence carefully removed, and laid upon a sheet of paper, shape it has received, and this process, however, may be traced off with a pencil.

13, MANUAL OF GOTHIC MOLDINGS. 40 both from Lincoln Minster ; the latter also illustrates the fillet as Fig. 11 is the chancel doorway it were depressed into the at Ludborough, Lincolnshire, which shows some other roll. varieties; in fact, the combination of the roll-and-fillet having been once suggested, they seem to have been utmost PL. Fig. 15 is a groin-rib from Furness Abbey. licence. 4 and III. figs. Abbey ; 5 and 6 Robertsbridge groin-ribs from are are fragments from Tintern and St. Mary's from Histon, near Cambridge.

These two points, the planes in which moldings will seize the outline almost instinctively, with a very close approximation to truth. It may be remarked, " Archi- that in the example given by Professor Willis, in his tectural and the must be invariably observed, relative proportions of the parts, and the practised eye lie, from the Nomenclature," Journal Worcester, the plane line, of is William of marked by a as in the illustrations of the pre- sent work. In copying the moldings of capitals, measure the depth from the top of the abacus to the under side of the neck- molding abacus ; and the projection of over the shaft.

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