Posts tagged diagrams

Employee’s hands. Submitted by asfaltics.

Throughout The Science-History of the Universe, v. 1, edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1909). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 19, 2006.

Diagrams left folded.

Throughout Epitome of the Art of Navigation: or, A Short, Easy, and Methodical Way to Become a Compleat Navigator by James Atkinson and William Mountaine (1765). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 3, 2008.

Hybridized diagram (plate left folded).

Frontispiece comparing the heights of buildings from The World’s Religions by George Thomas Bettany (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized February 18, 2011.

"A picture of bullet impact diagrams that has been crinkled up."

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

From the back matter of Rifles and Rifle Practice: An Elementary Treatise Upon the Theory of Rifle Firing, Explaining the Causes of Inaccuracy of Fire and the Manner of Correcting It by Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (1859). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 16, 2007.

Medical diagrams left folded through digitization, creating some mutant, multi- or non-functioning organs. 

From various pages of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC, Abridged, and Disposed under General Heads, v. 3, ed. John Lowthorp (1749). [Here]

For more like this, check out the forthcoming show FOLDED: Absurd Machines, Novel Topographies, Hybrid Creatures and Impossible Vistas, curated by Krissy Wilson of The Art of Google Books, at The Meadow, in Chicago, IL, between November 5th and 15th.