September 30, 2013
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From Good Stories for Great Holidays: Arranged for Story-telling and Reading, ed. by Frances Jenkins Olcott (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 11, 2007.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From Good Stories for Great Holidays: Arranged for Story-telling and Reading, ed. by Frances Jenkins Olcott (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 11, 2007.

September 20, 2013

Child-painted illustrations.

Throughout The Dutch Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins (1911). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 7, 2005.

September 12, 2013

Crayon-colored illustrations.

Throughout The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins (1915). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized August 5, 2008.

September 8, 2013
Reader’s note.
From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

Reader’s note.

From p. 16 of The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories, and Letters for School Reading by Eugene Field, ed. by Mary E. Burt and Mary B. Cable (1914). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 20, 2009. 

March 29, 2013

Child-painted illustrations.

Throughout History of England, In Words of One Syllable by Helen W. Pierson (1884). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized March 2, 2007.

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.

October 16, 2012

Child-colored illustrations. Discovered by Emily Cottrell of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.

Throughout The Land of Oz: A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum, ills. John Rea Neill (1904). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized July 28, 2008.

October 10, 2012

Pictorial endpapers populated by library artifacts.

From My Book House, v. 1, edited by Olive Beaupré Miller (1920). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

October 9, 2012

Illustrations composed of and trapped by linked table of contents.

From My Book House, v. 1, ed. by Olive Beaupré Miller (1920). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

September 14, 2012
Meet me at the intersection of 247 Park Ave. and the most famous quote from The Wind in the Willows. 
From p. 7 of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1908). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 7, 2008.

Meet me at the intersection of 247 Park Ave. and the most famous quote from The Wind in the Willows

From p. 7 of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1908). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 7, 2008.

August 14, 2012

Interludes of blue paper.

Throughout Kate Greenaway’s Birthday Book for Children by Mrs. Sale Barker (1880). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 30, 2009.

July 20, 2012
Handwriting practice doodle.
From the back matter of National Elementary Speller by James Madison Watson (1863). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2007.

Handwriting practice doodle.

From the back matter of National Elementary Speller by James Madison Watson (1863). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2007.

July 18, 2012

Paper ephemera used as bookmarks.

As found in The New American Second Reader by Epes Sargent and Amasa May (1871). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 21, 2008.

July 18, 2012

Scribbles and rudimentary writing.

From p. 14-15 of The American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language by Noah Webster (1816). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 9, 2007.

May 25, 2012

Child-colored plates.

Throughout Child’s Magazine, v. 2 (1816). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 15, 2007.