January 12, 2013
Employee’s hand, three ways.
From the back matter of A Collection of Proverbs and Popular Sayings: Relating to the Seasons, the Weather, and Agricultural Pursuits (1846). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 11, 2011.

Employee’s hand, three ways.

From the back matter of A Collection of Proverbs and Popular Sayings: Relating to the Seasons, the Weather, and Agricultural Pursuits (1846). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 11, 2011.

March 3, 2012
Employee’s hand bitten by high-contrast filter.
From the front matter of Letters from a Father to His Son, v. 2, by John Aikin (1800). 

Employee’s hand bitten by high-contrast filter.

From the front matter of Letters from a Father to His Son, v. 2, by John Aikin (1800). 

February 9, 2012
Black and white printed plate digitized in color with neon effect.
From p. 23 of The Columbus Gallery by Néstor Ponce de León (1893). 

Black and white printed plate digitized in color with neon effect.

From p. 23 of The Columbus Gallery by Néstor Ponce de León (1893). 

February 5, 2012

Marbled paper, digitized in black and white. 

The endpapers of A Catalogue of Some Books in the Possession of H. Jadis (1826). 

January 19, 2012

Black and white printed plates digitized in color, with rippling neon effect.

From various pages of Bristol and its Famous Associations by Stanley Peerman Hutton (1907). 

December 29, 2011
Image in patchy black-and-white and greyscale.
From the title page of Dogdom Monthly, v. 8 (March 1907).

Image in patchy black-and-white and greyscale.

From the title page of Dogdom Monthly, v. 8 (March 1907).

December 25, 2011

Uncropped images, blank pages, neon.

From The Jolly Beggar; Neil Gow’s Fareweel; My Kimmer and I; Rob Morris (1823). 

November 28, 2011

Marbled endpapers digitized in blocky greyscale and black and white.

From An Introduction to the Art of Reading with Energy and Propriety, by John Rice (1765). [Here]

November 28, 2011
Illustration washed out by filter: “Small glanders tubercle in the liver of a guinea-pig, dead twenty-one days after subcutaneous inoculation. High power. The chromatin bodies, leucocytes, etc., are shown. In the periphery are seen several of the deeply staining nuclei of liver cells. Stained with fuchsin and aurantia.”
From p. 594 of The Journal of Experimental Medicine, v. 1 (1896). [Here]

Illustration washed out by filter: “Small glanders tubercle in the liver of a guinea-pig, dead twenty-one days after subcutaneous inoculation. High power. The chromatin bodies, leucocytes, etc., are shown. In the periphery are seen several of the deeply staining nuclei of liver cells. Stained with fuchsin and aurantia.”

From p. 594 of The Journal of Experimental Medicine, v. 1 (1896). [Here]

November 22, 2011

Black and white printed plates digitized in color; orange and blue banded effect.

From various pages of Diversions of a Diplomat in Turkey, by Samuel Sullivan Cox (1887). [Here]

November 14, 2011

Marbled endpapers digitized in black and white, with various filter types applied in blocks.

From the back matter of Knight’s American Mechanical Dictionary, v. 1, by Edward Henry Knight (1874). [Here]

November 2, 2011
Autocorrected fingers of digitization employee, with filters and page-turning motion.
From p. 231 (?) of Glitter and Gold, by Horace Field  (1872). [Here]

Autocorrected fingers of digitization employee, with filters and page-turning motion.

From p. 231 (?) of Glitter and Gold, by Horace Field (1872). [Here]

October 31, 2011
Reproduced map of New France (1674) digitized with half in color and half in black and white.
From p. 48 (?) of History of Chicago: Ending with the Year 1857, by Alfred Theodore Andreas (1884). [Here]

Reproduced map of New France (1674) digitized with half in color and half in black and white.

From p. 48 (?) of History of Chicago: Ending with the Year 1857, by Alfred Theodore Andreas (1884). [Here]

October 27, 2011

Plates split between two pages; one page digitized in black and white, the other in color.

From various pages of The Triple Mummy Case of Aroeri-Ao: An Egyptian Priest, by Samuel Sharpe (1858). [Here]

October 26, 2011

Marbled paper digitized in black and white.

From the front and back matter of A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians, v. 2, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1874). [Here]