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This model of the moon—made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal—was prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago; the museum was located on the grounds of the World’s … Continue reading
Mark Jay Hook: Scale model of a 1974 Plymouth (2017) (source)
Kim Keever: River Keeper (2003); “Kim Keever’s large-scale photographs are created by meticulously constructing miniature topographies in a 200-gallon tank, which is then filled with water. These dioramas of fictitious environments are brought to life with colored lights and the … Continue reading
Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.
Gary Siebel: City Car (c. 1985) From Harold Blank’s Wild Wheels (1994)
Thomas Doyle: Surface to Air (2011)
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley loved paper boats: Shelley’s walks, when not determined elsewhere, often tended in the direction of a pond at no great distance from Primrose Hill, very proper for the delectable amusement of sailing paper boats; or … Continue reading