March 16, 2014
Image transfered to facing page.
From p. 96-97 of West Port Murders by William Burke and Helen M’Dougal (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 27, 2006.

Image transfered to facing page.

From p. 96-97 of West Port Murders by William Burke and Helen M’Dougal (1829). Original from Oxford University. Digitized September 27, 2006.

September 30, 2013

Envelope left in book.

Doesn’t it bear a striking resemblance to the illustrations of letters in the text?

From Children’s Letters: A Collection of Letters Written to Children by Famous Men and Women (1905). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 18, 2007.

September 20, 2013

Child-painted illustrations.

Throughout The Dutch Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins (1911). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 7, 2005.

September 6, 2013

Child-painted illustrations.

Throughout Near Home: or, The Countries of Europe Described by Favell Lee Mortimer (1866). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 14, 2008.

September 6, 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.

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.

July 23, 2013
Reader-painted plate.
From p. 46 of The Comic Offering: or, Ladies’ Melange of Literary Mirth, v. 2, by Louisa Henrietta Sheridan (1852). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

Reader-painted plate.

From p. 46 of The Comic Offering: or, Ladies’ Melange of Literary Mirth, v. 2, by Louisa Henrietta Sheridan (1852). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

July 18, 2013
Faceted gutter doodles.
From p. 86 of Prison Life in the South by Allen O. Abbott (1865). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized January 28, 2010.

Faceted gutter doodles.

From p. 86 of Prison Life in the South by Allen O. Abbott (1865). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized January 28, 2010.

July 2, 2013
Illustration comments on accompanying paper punch.
From p. 326 of Simon the Jester by William John Locke (2011). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 11, 2007.

Illustration comments on accompanying paper punch.

From p. 326 of Simon the Jester by William John Locke (2011). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 11, 2007.

June 4, 2013

Illustrations left folded.

Throughout Gazette of Fashion, and Cutting-room Companion, v. 20, by Edward Minister and Son (1866). Original from Oxford University. Digitized January 19, 2007.

May 29, 2013

Crayon-colored illustrations.

Throughout Afternoon Tea: Rhymes for Children with Original Illustrations by John G. Sowerby and Henry Hetherington Emerson (1881). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 5, 2009.

May 29, 2013
Drawing.
From p. 98 of Poems for Children by Celia Thaxter (1884). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Drawing.

From p. 98 of Poems for Children by Celia Thaxter (1884). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

May 14, 2013
Tissue with foxing partially covers illustration.
From p. 314 of The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 14, 2005.

Tissue with foxing partially covers illustration.

From p. 314 of The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 14, 2005.

May 5, 2013
Neon moiré.
From the frontispiece to The Loyal Mountaineers of Tennessee by Thomas William Humes (1888). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 15, 2006.

Neon moiré.

From the frontispiece to The Loyal Mountaineers of Tennessee by Thomas William Humes (1888). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 15, 2006.

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
Reader connects gazes.
From p. 378 of Source Book for Social Origins: Ethnological Materials, Psychological Standpoint, Classified and Annotated Bibliographies for the Interpretation of Savage Society edited by William Isaac Thomas (1909). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 27, 2007.

Reader connects gazes.

From p. 378 of Source Book for Social Origins: Ethnological Materials, Psychological Standpoint, Classified and Annotated Bibliographies for the Interpretation of Savage Society edited by William Isaac Thomas (1909). Original from the University of California. Digitized September 27, 2007.