October 27, 2011

Plates split between two pages; one page digitized in black and white, the other in color.

From various pages of The Triple Mummy Case of Aroeri-Ao: An Egyptian Priest, by Samuel Sharpe (1858). [Here]

October 15, 2011

Image digitized with two different filters: black and white, and greyscale.

From p. 51 of The Black Cat, v.1 (1895). [Here]

Note: This is also a great resource for nineteenth century images of cats. 

October 9, 2011

Printed plate photographed through protective tissue with ghostly effect; content includes two people reading and a weeping ghost.

Frontispiece to The Ghost, by William Douglas O’Connor (1867). [Here]

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