The Artist's Assistant, In the Study and Practice of Mechanical Sciences: Calculated for the Improvement of Genius. Illustrated with Copper-Plates — Birmingham, [ca. 1785]

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THE ARTIST'S ASSISTANT. i~

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{i From the chin to the pit, betwixt the collar
n hones, are two lengths of a nofe.

t; From the pit betwixt the collar bones to the
<{ bottom of the bread, one face,

<{ From the bottom of the breafh to the navel, one
u face.

" From the navel to the o-enitors, one face.

" From the genitors to the upper part ol the
u knees, two faces.

The knee contains half a face.

** From the lower part of the knee to the ancle,
ii two faces.

£; From the ancle to the fole of the foot, half a
(t face.

;< A man, when his arms are ftretched out, is,
<! from the longeft finger of his right hand to the
ic longeft of his left, as broad as he is long.

iC From one fide of the b re a ft to the other, two
" faces.

" The bone of the arm, called humerus, is the
" length of two faces, from the fhoulder to the elbow.

1; From the end of the elbow to the root of the lit-
c: tie finger, the bone called cubitus, with part of
'; the hand, contains two faces.

£: From the box of the fhoulder-blade to the pit
" betwixt the collar-bones, one face.

'; If you would be fatisfied in the meafures of
C! breadth, from the extremity of one finger to the
<: other, fo that this breadth fhould be equal to the
<c length of the body, you muft obferve that the
'•' boxes of the elbows with the humerus, and of
" the humerus with the fhoulder-blade, bear the pro-
" portion of half a face when the arms are ftretch-
«s ed out.

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