July 15, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From the front matter of Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 7, 2008.

July 11, 2014
"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.
Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

"I love what you do; This one’s for you.” Submitted by handsonliterature.

Neon moiré in the frontispiece to The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, v. 1 (1880). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2009.

February 24, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Before the Doctor Comes: A Ready Reference Book by Mary Merritt Crawford and Thurston S. Welton (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From the front matter of Before the Doctor Comes: A Ready Reference Book by Mary Merritt Crawford and Thurston S. Welton (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.

February 20, 2014
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From The Story of the Telegraph, and a History of the Great Atlantic Cable by Charles Frederick Briggs and Augustus Maverick (1858). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 27, 2007.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From The Story of the Telegraph, and a History of the Great Atlantic Cable by Charles Frederick Briggs and Augustus Maverick (1858). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 27, 2007.

January 21, 2014
Stains from glue.
The frontispiece of The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders’ Manual: or, How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style by Harry Johnson (1888). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 2, 2007.

Stains from glue.

The frontispiece of The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders’ Manual: or, How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style by Harry Johnson (1888). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 2, 2007.

September 6, 2013
Map left folded.
The frontispiece to An Autumn Near the Rhine (1818). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts). 

Map left folded.

The frontispiece to An Autumn Near the Rhine (1818). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts). 

August 17, 2013
Frontispiece image transferred to facing page. 
From the title page of The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, v. 13-14 (1829). Original from Princeton University. Digitized July 18, 2011.

Frontispiece image transferred to facing page. 

From the title page of The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, v. 13-14 (1829). Original from Princeton University. Digitized July 18, 2011.

May 29, 2013
Distortion. 
The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

Distortion. 

The frontispiece to Chaucer for Children by Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. and trans. by Mrs. H.R. Haweis (1882). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 7, 2006.

May 5, 2013
Frontispiece left folded.
From Chūshingura: or, The Loyal Retainers of Akao by Izumo Takeda, Shōraku Miyoshi, and Senryū Namiki, translated by Jukichi Inouye (1894). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 2, 2009.

Frontispiece left folded.

From Chūshingura: or, The Loyal Retainers of Akao by Izumo Takeda, Shōraku Miyoshi, and Senryū Namiki, translated by Jukichi Inouye (1894). Original from Oxford University. Digitized February 2, 2009.

April 30, 2013
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From The Book of Legends Told Over Again by Horace Elisha Scudder (1889). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 29, 2007.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From The Book of Legends Told Over Again by Horace Elisha Scudder (1889). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 29, 2007.

April 23, 2013
Plate photographed through image-stained tissue.
From the front matter of Life and Times of Red-Jacket: or Sa-go-ye-wat-ha by William Leete Stone (1841). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 17, 2006.

Plate photographed through image-stained tissue.

From the front matter of Life and Times of Red-Jacket: or Sa-go-ye-wat-ha by William Leete Stone (1841). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 17, 2006.

April 22, 2013
Plate photographed through tissue.
The frontispiece to Red Men and White by Owen Wister (1895). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Plate photographed through tissue.

The frontispiece to Red Men and White by Owen Wister (1895). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

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).

April 2, 2013
Employee holds paper ephemera over portrait photographed through tissue.
The frontispiece to Life of Frances Power Cobbe as Told by Herself by Frances Power Cobbe (1904). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 22, 2007.

Employee holds paper ephemera over portrait photographed through tissue.

The frontispiece to Life of Frances Power Cobbe as Told by Herself by Frances Power Cobbe (1904). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 22, 2007.

March 25, 2013
"Eiffel Tower in the Evening Mist," or, frontispiece photographed through folded tissue.
From The Colour of Paris: Historic, Personal & Local, ed. by Lucien Descaves (1908). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 28, 2006.

"Eiffel Tower in the Evening Mist," or, frontispiece photographed through folded tissue.

From The Colour of Paris: Historic, Personal & Local, ed. by Lucien Descaves (1908). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 28, 2006.