September 25, 2013
Employee’s fingers.
From the front matter of A Treatise of Miscellany Questions by George Gillespie (1614). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 13, 2007. 

Employee’s fingers.

From the front matter of A Treatise of Miscellany Questions by George Gillespie (1614). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 13, 2007. 

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 5, 2013

Digital gutter splits botantical illustrations.

Throught Plantae Javanicae Rariores by Thomas Horsfield, Johannes-Josephus Bennett, and Robert Brown (1852). Original from Austrian National Library. Digitized September 2, 2011.

April 7, 2013
Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).
From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).

From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

March 23, 2013
The transformative gutter.
From the back matter of A Homoeopathic Materia Medica On a New and Original Plan: A Sample Fascicle Containing the Arsenic Group by Marvin W. Van Denburg (1894). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 8, 2007.

The transformative gutter.

From the back matter of A Homoeopathic Materia Medica On a New and Original Plan: A Sample Fascicle Containing the Arsenic Group by Marvin W. Van Denburg (1894). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 8, 2007.

March 18, 2013
An employee’s fingers, a transformative gutter, and color samples.
From p. 16 of Index of Colours and Mixed Tints by Theodore Henry A. Fielding (1830). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 31, 2006.

An employee’s fingers, a transformative gutter, and color samples.

From p. 16 of Index of Colours and Mixed Tints by Theodore Henry A. Fielding (1830). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 31, 2006.

February 14, 2013
Digitally imposed gutter with transformative powers.
From Tables of Discount: or, Simple Interest by T B. Gumersall (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 29, 2006.

Digitally imposed gutter with transformative powers.

From Tables of Discount: or, Simple Interest by T B. Gumersall (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 29, 2006.

January 20, 2013
Digital gutter splits and staggers warring parties.
From Old Boston Boys and the Games They Played by James D’Wolf Lovett (1906). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 24, 2008.

Digital gutter splits and staggers warring parties.

From Old Boston Boys and the Games They Played by James D’Wolf Lovett (1906). Original from Princeton University. Digitized March 24, 2008.

January 14, 2013

Digitally severed maps.

Throughout A Popular Atlas of Comparative Geography: Comprehending a Chronological Series of Maps of Europe and Other Lands, at Successive Periods, From the Fifth to the Later Half of the Nineteenth Century by William Hughes (1870). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 2, 2009.

January 5, 2013
Torn and yellowed (in an atmospheric way).
From p. 56 of Gleason’s Horse Book: The Only Authorized Work by America’s King of Horse Tamers, Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse by Oscar Rudolph Gleason (1832). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 1, 2007.

Torn and yellowed (in an atmospheric way).

From p. 56 of Gleason’s Horse Book: The Only Authorized Work by America’s King of Horse Tamers, Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse by Oscar Rudolph Gleason (1832). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 1, 2007.

December 16, 2012
Plate left folded, with handwriting altering the landscape.
From The Battle of Waterloo: Containing the Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, and Other Relative Documents, with Circumstantial Details, Previous and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources by John Booth (1815). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized April 24, 2007.

Plate left folded, with handwriting altering the landscape.

From The Battle of Waterloo: Containing the Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, and Other Relative Documents, with Circumstantial Details, Previous and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources by John Booth (1815). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized April 24, 2007.

December 13, 2012
Map severed by digital gutter.
The frontispiece to Cary’s Actual Survey of the Country Fifteen Miles Round London by John Cary (1786). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 26, 2007.

Map severed by digital gutter.

The frontispiece to Cary’s Actual Survey of the Country Fifteen Miles Round London by John Cary (1786). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 26, 2007.

October 31, 2012
Front cover severed by digital gutter.
From London of To-day: An Illustrated Handbook (1890). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 9, 2007.

Front cover severed by digital gutter.

From London of To-day: An Illustrated Handbook (1890). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 9, 2007.

September 24, 2012
Hybrid architecture (duplicated around the gutter). 
From The Coffee-Planter: or, An Essay on the Cultivation and Manufacturing that Article of West-India Produce by John Lowandes (1807). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 19, 2008.

Hybrid architecture (duplicated around the gutter). 

From The Coffee-Planter: or, An Essay on the Cultivation and Manufacturing that Article of West-India Produce by John Lowandes (1807). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 19, 2008.

September 20, 2012
Conflict divided by digital gutter.
Fom Behind the Guns with American Heroes by James William Buel (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 18, 2007.

Conflict divided by digital gutter.

Fom Behind the Guns with American Heroes by James William Buel (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized April 18, 2007.