Posts tagged arithmetic

Scribbles, scratching, letters, and arithmetic.

From Simple Truths in Verse for the Amusement and Instruction of Children at an Early Age by Mrs. Mary Belson Elliott (1816). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 8, 2008.

"This book just has a lot of awesome things going on. Someone was practicing their math on the front blank pages and maybe someone else was practicing their handwriting on the last blank pages. There are also doodles throughout and the book appears to have suffered some water damage and rough readers (torn/ripped pages)."

Submitted by Krista Dukes, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

Throughout Conspiracy of Catiline by Charles Anthon (1854). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 2, 2008.