March 11, 2013
Employee turns pages.
The frontispiece and title page of Traits and Stories of Anglo-Indian Life by Henry Robert Addison (1858). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 21, 2007.

Employee turns pages.

The frontispiece and title page of Traits and Stories of Anglo-Indian Life by Henry Robert Addison (1858). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 21, 2007.

March 11, 2013
Pages in motion. 
From p. 15-16 of Stories About the Country by Francis Channing Woodworth (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 1, 2008.

Pages in motion. 

From p. 15-16 of Stories About the Country by Francis Channing Woodworth (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 1, 2008.

February 18, 2013
Movement and distortion. 
From p. 229 of The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers compiled by E. V. Lucas (1914). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.

Movement and distortion. 

From p. 229 of The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers compiled by E. V. Lucas (1914). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 22, 2007.

February 12, 2013
"ARRANGEMENT: Interrogative." Employee turns pages.
From The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association: For the Use of All Departments of the Railway Service (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 11, 2005.

"ARRANGEMENT: Interrogative." Employee turns pages.

From The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association: For the Use of All Departments of the Railway Service (1906). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 11, 2005.

January 19, 2013
Minnie looks through a mirror, as if into the next page. 
From p. 751 (?) of Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, v. 9 (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 8, 2007.

Minnie looks through a mirror, as if into the next page. 

From p. 751 (?) of Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, v. 9 (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 8, 2007.

January 15, 2013
Half-and-half (page turning).
From p. 64 (?) of Fur-Seal Arbitration: The Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain (1892). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 22, 2006.

Half-and-half (page turning).

From p. 64 (?) of Fur-Seal Arbitration: The Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain (1892). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 22, 2006.

November 27, 2012
Employee’s autocorrected hand hovers over the page.
Throughout A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Employee’s autocorrected hand hovers over the page.

Throughout A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

November 20, 2012
An employee’s hand reaches as if to arrest the action of the illustration.
From p. 132 of The Log of a Sea-Waif: Being Recollections of the First Four Years of My Sea Life by Frank Thomas Bullen (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 6, 2007.

An employee’s hand reaches as if to arrest the action of the illustration.

From p. 132 of The Log of a Sea-Waif: Being Recollections of the First Four Years of My Sea Life by Frank Thomas Bullen (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 6, 2007.

November 16, 2012
Mid-turn.
From p. 336-359 (?) of Studio di Pittura Scoltura et Architettura nelle Chiese di Roma by Filippo Titi (1674). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 15, 2009.

Mid-turn.

From p. 336-359 (?) of Studio di Pittura Scoltura et Architettura nelle Chiese di Roma by Filippo Titi (1674). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 15, 2009.

November 7, 2012
Employee turns pages (quickly). 
From p. 16-17 of The Whist Reference Book by William Mill Butler (1898). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 7, 2005.

Employee turns pages (quickly). 

From p. 16-17 of The Whist Reference Book by William Mill Butler (1898). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 7, 2005.

September 21, 2012
An employee flips through pages.
From A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized April 25, 2006.

An employee flips through pages.

From A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized April 25, 2006.

September 6, 2012
Pages turned by an invisible hand.
From A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery, in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay by James Anderson (1742). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 19, 2006.

Pages turned by an invisible hand.

From A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery, in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay by James Anderson (1742). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 19, 2006.

August 6, 2012
Pages in motion.
From p. 152-? of A Sequel to Webster’s Elementary Spelling Book: or, A Speller and Definer by William Greenleaf Webster (1845). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 3, 2006.

Pages in motion.

From p. 152-? of A Sequel to Webster’s Elementary Spelling Book: or, A Speller and Definer by William Greenleaf Webster (1845). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 3, 2006.

August 2, 2012

Uncropped motion, movement.

Throughout A Treatise on Cancer of the Breast and of the Mammary Region by Alfred Velpeau (1856). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 12, 2012
Turning pages.
From p. 328-29 (?) of Animal Life and Intelligence by Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Turning pages.

From p. 328-29 (?) of Animal Life and Intelligence by Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).