July 15, 2012

kcarenwilson:

Disparaged images from Why My Photographs Are Bad by Charles Maus Taylor (1902). 

(via krissywilson)

April 30, 2012

Plate left folded through digitization, excluding key information about the conflict (?) at hand. 

The frontispiece to Journal of Captain Cook’s Last Voyage, on Discovery by John Rickman (1781). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 27, 2007.

April 17, 2012
The resting hand.
From p.27 of The Irish Historical Library by William Nicholson and and Edward Lhuyd (1724). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 2, 2005.

The resting hand.

From p.27 of The Irish Historical Library by William Nicholson and and Edward Lhuyd (1724). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 2, 2005.

February 22, 2012
Newspaper clipping about Harriet Tubman, hand-dated 1897.
From the front matter of Harriet: The Moses of Her People by Sarah H. Bradford (1897).

Newspaper clipping about Harriet Tubman, hand-dated 1897.

From the front matter of Harriet: The Moses of Her People by Sarah H. Bradford (1897).