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Illustrations photographed through printed tissue. 

Throughout Report on Deep-Sea Deposits Based on the Specimens Collected During the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the Years 1872 to 1876 by Sir John Murray, Alphonse François Renard, and John Gibson (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

"Illustration refers to preceding article, ‘On the effects of lightning on the Mariner’s Compass.’ Suggested title: ‘This I am credibly informed, is the case.’” Submitted by asfaltics.
From p.698 of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections: Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads, v. 10-11 (1756). Original from Ghent University. Digitized October 17, 2008.

"Illustration refers to preceding article, ‘On the effects of lightning on the Mariner’s Compass.’ Suggested title: ‘This I am credibly informed, is the case.’” Submitted by asfaltics.

From p.698 of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections: Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads, v. 10-11 (1756). Original from Ghent University. Digitized October 17, 2008.

Image transferred to protective tissue, and photographed over facing page.

From Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, v. 4, ed. by William Hyde and Howard Louis Conard (1899). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized July 29, 2010.

Barcode housed in (and photographed through) paper folder.

From the back matter of Vinetum Britannicum: or, A Treatise of Cider and Other Wines and Drinks by John Worlidge Dring (1678). Original from the Austrian National Library. Digitized July 5, 2013.

Library stamp; illustration photographed from behind.

From p. 290 of The History of the Life and Adventures of the Famous Knight Don Quixote de la Mancha by Alonso Fernández de Avellaneda (1745). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 26, 2007.