September 8, 2013
The halo of a removed flower.
From p. 79 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

The halo of a removed flower.

From p. 79 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

August 20, 2013
Plant left in gutter.
From p. 47 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet. With Numerous Engravings (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

Plant left in gutter.

From p. 47 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet. With Numerous Engravings (1845).¬†Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

May 13, 2013
Pressed flower.
From p. 89 of The First Year of Greek by James Turney Allen (1917). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Pressed flower.

From p. 89 of The First Year of Greek by James Turney Allen (1917). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

February 13, 2013
Violet left between the pages.
From The Nature Cure Cook Book and A B C of Natural Dietetics by Anna and Henry Lindlahr (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 23, 2008.

Violet left between the pages.

From The Nature Cure Cook Book and A B C of Natural Dietetics by Anna and Henry Lindlahr (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 23, 2008.

December 6, 2012
The halo of a removed flower. 
From p. 862-63 of Laws of the State of Delaware: From the Fourteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred, to the Eighteenth Day of August, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Seven, v. 2 (1797). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

The halo of a removed flower. 

From p. 862-63 of Laws of the State of Delaware: From the Fourteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred, to the Eighteenth Day of August, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Seven, v. 2 (1797). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

June 22, 2012
Stains (perhaps from something held between the pages).
From A Treatise on the Structure and Preservation of the Violin and All Other Bow-Intruments by Jacob August Otto (1848). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 8, 2008.

Stains (perhaps from something held between the pages).

From A Treatise on the Structure and Preservation of the Violin and All Other Bow-Intruments by Jacob August Otto (1848). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 8, 2008.

November 24, 2011

Do you think this is a flower, pressed between the pages? Other proposals?

From p. 173 of The Masonic Advocate, by Levi Carroll Judson, Albert Gallatin Mackey, George Oliver (1859). [Here]