Posts tagged high contrast

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).

Scuffed leather covers photographed in high-contrast black and white.

From The History of Timur-Bec: Known by the Name of Tamerlain the Great, Emperor of the Moguls and Tartars: Being an Historical Journal of His Conquests in Asia and Europe, v. 1, by Sharaf al-Dīn ʻAlī Yazdī (1723). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 3, 2008.

Employee’s fingers autocorrected with mirrored text. 

Throughout An Exact Narrative of Many Surprizing Matters of Fact Uncontestably Wrought By an Evil Spirit or Spirits, In the House of Master Jan Smagge (1709). Original from Oxford University. Digitized March 10, 2009.