The distinctive and unique qualities of Onduline products like "HR Roofing Sheets, Roofing Tiles, Water Proofing Membranes and Fondaline Damp Proof Sheets
" made it soar high again in the Build Asia Exhibition.
Before 1924, Duff acquired at least four layers of frisket sheets from the same project (three of parchment and one of paper) and several related proof sheets
. It is not known how many Duff owned, or from whom or when he acquired them.
He died of cancer at age 56 in 1984, leaving behind approximately 6,500 rolls of film (some 250,000 images) that he never had seen, as well as proof sheets
from his earlier years that he had marked but never printed.
Extreme care has gone into the editing and production of this work, including numerous cross-country travels to carry the proof sheets
to Adams for final approval.
Colby commented that "Thackeray has not been well served by the reprint industry." Even the best editions, he noted, suffer from "haphazard survival" of manuscripts and proof sheets
, and from silent, arbitrary, sometimes changing choice of copy-text.
When I got the proof sheets
back I looked at the photo and what I saw I didn't see in real life.
of each plate were referred to as the imprimatur sheets, and placed in official archives.
" First, there are water proof sheets
. On top if it there is an armoured deck and on top of it there is a special ' geo fabric' carpet," said an official.
With its Dual Lens SystemA[R], the scanner allows super-resolution (6400 dpi) scanning for 35mm, 6x22cm medium format and 4x5" film, and high-resolution (4800 dpi) scanning for transparency proof sheets
and reflective scanning.
and works-in-progress accompany polished images and offer specifics on image editing from a pro interested more in creating fine art than mass production.
For the first time a reprint series is being scanned directly from copies of the color engravers proof sheets
. As a result this new Fantagraphics edition goes beyond simply correcting the shortcomings of past reprintsin truth it is more of a revelation than a mere restoration.