September 25, 2013

Digitization equipment.

From the front and back matter of Six Questions, Stated and Answered, Upon which the Whole Force of the Arguments for and Against the Peerage-bill Depends (1719). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 17, 2011.

August 17, 2013

Photographs of digitization equipment superimposed with cover and bookplate images, with neon glitch.

From the front and back matter of History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany (1887). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 20, 2013
High contrast marbled endpapers.
From Historia de la Milagrosa, y Venerable Imagen de N.S. de Atocha by Gabriel de Cepeda (1670). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized April 16, 2009.

High contrast marbled endpapers.

From Historia de la Milagrosa, y Venerable Imagen de N.S. de Atocha by Gabriel de Cepeda (1670). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized April 16, 2009.

May 15, 2013
Book clasps. 
From Psalmi Finn (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 21, 2010.

Book clasps. 

From Psalmi Finn (1730). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized December 21, 2010.

April 2, 2013

Frontispiece (somehow!) merged with photograph of digitization equipment.

From the front matter of What Frances E. Willard Said by Frances Elizabeth Willard, ed. by Anna A. Gordon (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

January 24, 2013

Uncropped; distorted.

Throughout The Army Ration: How to Diminish Its Weight and Bulk, Secure Economy in Its Administration, Avoid Waste, and Increase the Comfort, Efficiency, and Mobility of Troops by Eben Norton Horsford (1864). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 7, 2005.

January 12, 2013
Employee’s jeans (?).
Throughout A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century by Agnes Mary Clerke (1902). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Employee’s jeans (?).

Throughout A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century by Agnes Mary Clerke (1902). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

December 12, 2012

Folded, creased, washed-out marbled paper.

The endpapers to The Book of Common-Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments (1637). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 28, 2008.

December 4, 2012

Small book in large library boards, with hands of employee and digitization equipment clips.

Throughout Mother Goose’s Melody: or, Sonnets for the Cradle by William Shakespeare (1794). Original from Indiana University. Digitized July 2, 2009.

November 4, 2012
Ruffled pages, equipment clip, and distortion.
From the front matter of The Arapaho Sun Dance: The Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge by George Amos Dorsey (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 13, 2007.

Ruffled pages, equipment clip, and distortion.

From the front matter of The Arapaho Sun Dance: The Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge by George Amos Dorsey (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 13, 2007.

April 7, 2012

Silver metal clips photographed blue. Discovered by philipwest62 of John Crooks’s UC Irvine course Digital Media: Current Directions. (Arts 12 of Google Books)
From the front matter of History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, v. 4, by George Bancroft (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 31, 2007.

Silver metal clips photographed blue. Discovered by philipwest62 of John Crooks’s UC Irvine course Digital Media: Current Directions. (Arts 12 of Google Books)

From the front matter of History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, v. 4, by George Bancroft (1860). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 31, 2007.