Erwin Ortmann. A4 hardback, 200 pages illustrated throughout, mostly black and white plus line drawings, text in German. Covers the history of flat figures from the tomb ornaments of antiquity to contemporary production, has a neat little section on producing flat figures from slate moulds. Although they have never achieved much popularity outside Germany/Austria, production of flat tin figures has been prodigious over the centuries and this book contains a rich diversity of examples. Published 1973, Staffacher-Verlag AG, Zurich. ISBN 3 287 00077 2.

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