January 10, 2013

Neon moiré of aurora borealis, naval battle. 

Throughout Our First Century by Richard Miller Deven (1876). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

February 11, 2012
Black-and-white printed plate of the Aurora Borealis, photographed in color with rippling neon effect.
From p. 29 of The Arctic by W. H. D. Adams (1876). 

Black-and-white printed plate of the Aurora Borealis, photographed in color with rippling neon effect.

From p. 29 of The Arctic by W. H. D. Adams (1876). 

August 18, 2011
Black and white plate of aurora borealis; digitization, ironically, produces orange and blue colors.
From Hand-book of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1853). [Here]

Black and white plate of aurora borealis; digitization, ironically, produces orange and blue colors.

From Hand-book of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1853). [Here]