from the province of ornament
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The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue : The Industry of All Nations, 1851.
University of California copy, digitized March 21, 2008 (?)
to that of mere imitative Art.
“The convulsive movements of the fingers under a fit of epilepsy, have as much title to the credit of intelligent design as the pencillings of the hand that wanders over the paper uncontrolled by a cultivated taste.”
ex Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-77 *) his "The Exhibition as a Lesson in Taste" (same volume).
convulsive movements; ornament; taste
R. N. Wornum