This is one of a number of pop-up cards in the collection illustrating how laser cutting technology has allowed designers to create affordable intricate cards. Made by cardology.co.uk.
Purchased new in 2016 from the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, London. Made by www.poocards.co.uk.
This type of fold became popular around the end of the 20th century. It is particularly suited to maps because it is small enough to carry in a pocket and yet it opens up in the simple move of opening the card.
This type of fold became popular around the end of the 20th century. It is particularly suited to maps because it is small enough to carry in a pocket and yet it opens up in the simple move of opening the card. Copyright Compass Maps Ltd (UK).
This good quality pop-up card was designed by Cardology in the UK. www.cardology.co.uk. Manufactured in Vietnam.
www.decoupe-laser-papier.com. A 2D photograph hardly does justice to this quality 3D card.
Produced by Pollock’s Toyshop, in support of the Wilton’s restoration fund, the diorama card is an illustrated peepshow of Wilton’s in the 1850s. With an illustrated backplate on which to write a message, the card folds down flat and comes with an envelope. Bought from Pollock’s toyshop in Covent Garden in 2016.
The book has an optically intriguing cover which produces multiple 3D images of the person looking at it, one image in each of the circular shapes on the cover. The book is full of well presented items, including a pop-up page to illustrate a particular type of optical illusion. Published by Dorling Kindersley, London in 2013.
First published 2009 by Walker Books Ltd, London.
First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Orchard Books, London. Illustrations copyright Nick Sharratt 1998.