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VISUAL CODES

INFORMATIONAL GRAPHICS

THE ALL PURPOSE PRESENTATION, FORTUNE 1957
DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR ENGLISH CITIES
SEEBOHM ROWNTREE, POVERTY 1901
THE STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY, MENDOZA
isotype and informational graphics
SIMPLE TASKS

 

Hands

HANDPRINT AND A BURN TO SIGNIFY A GHOST'S DEAL
COST OF DAMAGE TO THE HAND
HANDS THAT CARRY INFORMATION
SIGNING FOR THE DEAF 1942
HAND GESTURES FOR DIVERS

HAND GESTURES - NUMBERS

HAND GESTURES FOR WATERSKIERS

HAND LANGUAGE FOR THE BOOKIE (HORSES) 
HAND LANGUAGE - LETTERS  
DEAF AND DUMB LANGUAGE, ENGLISH POPULAR PRINT C1810, Talking with the Fingers
UMPIRES' GESTURES  
V SIGNS (INADVERTANT OR DELIBERATE)
VISUAL LANGUAGES 'MUTE/DEAF'
SCOUTS' DRILL
SIGNALS, POLICEMAN
FINGERPRINTS
FORTUNE TELLING
ENGRAVING FROM BOSSE'S TREATISE 1645
PACKAGING FOR PILLS

 

Abstract Codes

BRAILLE, EYES IN THE FINGERS ENGLISH ILL.MAG 1905
BRAILLE

CIVILIAN CHEVRON MARKINGS

ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING 

HOBOS' CODE
HOUSE MARKS
THE ROMANY PATERAN
THOR ROCKET SWITCH AUTHENTICTY DOUBTFUL
CIRCUIT DIAGRAM SYMBOLS
MARITIME FLAGS (signals)
PERIODIC TABLE
QUIPU (coloured knots)
US CAR PLATES
BOTANICAL SIGNS
ROAD SIGNS (UK 1930's)
FOUR ELEMENTS
SWAN MARKINGS
STONEMASONS' MARKS
STRING FIGURES
REDMAN'S PERPETUAL TIDE TABLE 1761
WEATHER SYMBOLS
JAPANESE FAMILY CRESTS (SINGLE)
CHINESE DEBT CERTIFICATES
TRADING STAMPS
THEATRE CHECKS AND TICKETS 1671 - 1817
AMERICAN ABSTRACT/PICTORIAL SYMBOLS 1959
BBC TV TEST CARD 1952
ABSTRACTIONS IN A LANDSCAPE, A NEW CITY 1958
CHALK MARKINGS IN A DIAGRAM OF GRAIN STORAGE BARRELS
CATTLE BRANDING 1950

 

Picture Codes

GRADATIONS OF SMOKE FROM CHIMNEYS 1819
HERALDRY

REBUS

THE STATE EXECUTIONER'S AXE

POINT IT OUT, 1944
OSAKA EXPO '70 SIGNAGE
MONTREAL EXPO 1967 SIGNAGE
SEE-READING, LOOK MAGAZINE 1938
CAR STICKERS AND RECORDING VISITS date unknown
SEALS for Towns and Individuals, National Maritime Museum
GUIDE TO CAMPING, 1956 UK
TABLE SERVIETTES AND HOW TO FOLD THEM, C1900
HOW TO DECORATE A CAKE, ANNE ANSON, C1950
MANUAL OF MILITARY COOKING AND DIETRY 1933
ERNST LEHNER, A PICTURE BOOK OF SYMBOLS, 1956, a selection
AN OUTLINE GUIDE TO ZOFFANY'S The Tribuna of the Uffizi 1772 - 7

Notation

CLUB PASSING, A Juggler's Guide to Social Interaction 1983
DANCE NOTATION

MUSICAL NOTATION

NOTATION FOR BALLET

NOTATION FOR GAMES
Sheldon's The Art of Short Writing, London 1672
24 Representations of Polander's Tumbling (1894)
ASTROLOGICAL NOTATION, TROINSKI, 1001 Weltpolitische Horoskope 1955

 

 

Diagrammatic

The World of Wonder 1932, diagrams of process
Courtivron Forging Cast iron c1762
ROBERT HOE'S quadruple web-perfecting press
AN EXPEDITION TO INDIA, Isaiah Thomas, 10 part diagram of the narratives of the journey
HOW PLANES FLY, 'Wren' for Puffin
JORGE JUAN, 1748, getting supplies across a river
IMAGES OF INDUSTRY, machines and landscape before 1850
A plan of Susan Wells House, used in court 1754
The Art of Making Clocks and Watches 1748
A Draught of Silk-Windles, for John Hinton 1747
MR. JONES TEMPORARY CORN RICK
LORD BURGHLEY'S HAND DRAWN PLAN OF THE COURTROOM AT THE TRIAL OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
PISANUS FRAXI, reproduces a diagram of the girth of the Male member from De Coitu Denegato (with metal rule)
LOUIS AGASSIZ, OUTLINES OF COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY 1855 crust of the earth as related to Zoology
LES GRANDS COUTURIERS, diagrammatic representation of the Great fashion Houses, Sotheby's 1997
Jean Tinguely, diagram mechanical scenery, In Praise of Folly Ballet, Covent Garden London, 1966
PACKING THE BOX WITH WOODEN BLOCKS
GOOD DIVES AND BAD DIVES ( Swimming for Schoolboys c1922)
CORBAN'S, EAT TO LIVE 1943, CULINARY DIAGRAMS (nutrition)
COST OF DAMAGE TO THE HAND
THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF BULLETS USED TO KILL ONE SOLDIER 1870
COST OF BODILY DAMAGE

INTONATION

HEIGHTS ABOVE SEA LEVEL FOR AREAS OF LONDON

ENGINEERING THE MOTOR CAR C1955
GOD AND THE FIRMAMENT AND TEXTS 1531
FRISKING
Guide to Coinage, Hyginus, Basle 1550
A Slave Ship, plan of packing in bodies
A Demonstration Baby
Representative Heights of Men
Guide To Flying c1937, Mechanical Drawing
Mapping the Ocean floor 1873-6 'Challenger"
BATTLE PLANS
A PLATE FROM DURER'S TREATISE ON FORTIFICATION 1527
CEREMONIES OF THE BOYS' BRIGADE 1956, Flags and on Parade.
Marking fabric for Tailor's cutting 1589, Juan de Alcega
HOW TO TIE A BOW TIE

BRADMAN'S INNINGS
AN AIR RAID WARDEN'S POST US 1948
CINE LIGHTING, NILSEN, CINEMA AS A GRAPHIC MEDIUM
MISE-EN-SCENE, THE BRAZEN HORSEMAN, NILSEN C1930
A TENNIS COURT, VENICE 1555
DROPS OF BLOOD FROM DIFFERENT HEIGHTS
USING YOUR TORCH IN THE BLACKOUT
VULNERABLE POINTS- A MODERN BATTLESHIP 1939
SPANISH PATTERN BOOK 1640 diagram of cutting
HORSE MEDICINE HIPPIATRA 1576
MAKING CHARCOAL, Kramer 1766
THE EMPEROR'S CHAMBER AUDIENCE 1729
A NEW TYPE OF BEE-HIVE 1679
BUSINESS MAN AS CORPORATE DIAGRAM, New Yorker
ARCHITECTURE AND ALLIED DISCIPLINES, UNICORNUS 1561
KNOTS, Ties and Splices, Burgess/Irving 1943
8709 WAYS OF CHANGING HALF A CROWN, PICTURE MAGAZINE 1893
CORPORATE STRUCTURE, CARRICK 1949
THE FUNERAL OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
THE NARRATOR'S HOUSE from Flatland
ANCIENT SHIPPING PARIS 1549
REED'S SEAMANSHIP 1952 FLAGS AND LIGHTS
MILTON'S HOROSCOPE DIAGRAM
CLASSIFYING FLOWERS, LESTIBOUDOIS 1781
RADIO TUNING DIAL
CATCHING VERMIN c1725
THE LACONIAN COUNTERMARCH Du Praissac 1642
MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, an edition of Caesar's Commentaries Venice 1570, a battering ram
TEACHING AND LEARNING, FORTUNE 1961
CAR STOPPING SPEEDS 1920
ERNEST HAMLIN BAKER, The New Deal 1934
GROWTH IN READERSHIP (figures, Popular Fictioon Group)
A VISUAL CHRONOLOGY,Union Carbide 10 years work 1943
Measuring temperatures in the Chrysler Building 1939
Man and Machines,output compared c 1900
Mr.Jeffers' Rotolactor from FORTUNE magazine, date unknown
Diagram of a liner's power circuits etc 1934, SS Malolo
Hints for Infant Teachers, Arthur Hawcridge 1897 (Froebel System)
UK SUGAR BILL, Eng.Illust.Magazine 1905
The King's Theatre 1783, plan of box ownership
Training the Fair in Fares, June 1930, a blackboard diagram
A GUIDE TO JAPANESE ARMOUR
STAGE DIRECTIONS FOR NOH THEATRE from Japanese Architecture MOMA NY
James Joyce, Diagram for the OXEN section of Ulysses
Captain George Smith Universal Military Dictionary, 1779 (all plates)
THE FIRST BOOK OF EUROPE, 1972 selected spreads
THE THREE MAGNETS, Ebenezar Howard's visual guide to his utopian aspirations, To-Morrow, a Peaceful Path to Real Reform 1898

 

 

 

Insignia

BICYCLE BADGES heraldry WITH ANIMALS
CYCLISTS TEAM UNIFORM TOPS
PILOT CAP BADGE 
AVIATION CAP BADGES USA

AIRFORCE MARKINGS PLANES, CORPORATE IDENTITY

AVIATION, RAF 1927
AIRLINE INSIGNIA JULY 1958
AIRCRAFT MARKINGS 1927-1939, 1955
AIRCRAFT INSIGNIA,KNOW YOUR AIRLINERS 1955
FORMULA ONE INSIGNIA,Helmets and Baskets 1997

 

Communication

A SEAGOING ALPHABET IN SIGNAL FLAG JACKETS, LIFE, MAY 1961
MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP 1908 (1915)
BROWN'S SIGNAL REMINDER 8pp see also
CRYPTOGRAPHY

HELIOGRAPH

DISTRESSED CAMPERS

SEMAPHORE
AURAL CODE (MORSE)
COMPONENTS AVAILABILITY BOARD
THE PATERAN, A ROMANY DIRECTIONAL CODE
GETTING INFORMATION BY TORTURE, Venice 1669
POLICE OF THE WORLD GESTICULATE
MESSAGES CARVED ON TREES, SHELL 1955

 

Maps and Location

ARROW SHOWS YOU WHERE ...

ARROW INDICATES SLEEPWALKER

ANIMAL TRACKS

CAVALRY MANOEUVERS, MALZO, 1611
FORTS IN EUROPE, FORTUNE 1943
WHERE KING CHARLES HID IN THE OAKTREE
STONEHENGE, DOWSING INFLUENCE LINES
BERNARD VENABLES, MISTER CRABTREE GOES FISHING

 

Tabled information

SANDWICH BRIDGE TOLLS MARCH 2010
MILITARY TOMBS, CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL , DECORATIONS AND HONOURS
IDENTITY CARD, TAXI DRIVER, NEW YORK

Language

PICTURE WRITING (Strand Magazine c1895)

HIEROGLYPHIC BIBLE

PREPOSITIONS

PROOFREADERS' MARKS
SHORTHAND 
QUARANTINE NOTICES 1962

 

GRAPHS, Dodgy AND Informative

BBC ANNUAL 1935 PERCENTAGE OF TIME PROGRAMME RANGE, 15 European Countries
Sales Curves in California December 1953

What Holds it up when He Lets Go? 1944 employment

One of the World's most beautiful pictures November 1945
7
How High is Your Maintenance Cost? Catalytic 1955
BENDIX, detail unpersuasive graph 1954
cost of electricity 1954 Babcock and Wilcox
LOOK WHAT'S CORNERING THE HOLIDAY TRADE date unknown (a molecule)
Nearness to Major Markets, Massachusetts, 1949
GRAFFCO Signals and Maptacks advertisement 1949
... Mr Russell will provide the Color, New Yorker magazine c1985

 

 

UNITS - MONEY, SHARES AND STAMPS

TRADING STAMPS

Railroad Bank Notes

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VISUAL LANGUAGES - THE MISCELLANY

(ORIGINAL SCREEN)

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men and charts

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SIMPLE TASKS

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