September 12, 2013

Crayon-colored illustrations.

Throughout The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins (1915). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized August 5, 2008.

July 18, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout The Prison of Weltevreden by Walter M. Gibson (1855). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 20, 2006.

June 10, 2013

Impossible places (plates left folded).

Throughout A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem: at Easter, A.D. 1697 by Henry Maundrell (1749). Original from Princeton University. Digitized February 25, 2011.

June 10, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout The World at Home, Or Pictures and Scenes from Far-off Lands by Mary Kirby Gregg (1869). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 9, 2007.

May 29, 2013

Illustrations photographed through tissue.

Throughout Minor British Theatre, ed. by John Cawthorne (1806). Original from the University of California. Digitized March 10, 2009.

May 6, 2013

Impossible places and creatures (illustrations left folded).

Throughout A Voyage to the Coast of Africa, in 1758 by Rev. John Lindsay (1759). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 28, 2007.

March 4, 2013

Child-painted plates.

Throughout Rainbows for Children by Caroline Sturgis Tappan (1848). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 3, 2007.

February 4, 2013

Copious marginalia, including tracing.

Throughout The Story of the Battle of New Orleans by Stanley Clisby Arthur (1915). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 19, 2008.

January 30, 2013

Unlikely places (plates left folded).

Throughout The Rarities of Richmond: Exact Descriptions of the Royal Hermitage and Merlin’s Cave, With His Life and Prophesies by Edmund Curll (1736). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 19, 2007.

January 27, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout Childhood: Its Care and Culture by Mary Allen West (1892). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 22, 2009.

January 19, 2013

Plates photographed through tissue.

Throughout Wild Sports in the Far West by Friedrich Gerstäcker (1859). Original from Princeton University. Digitized September 2, 2010.

January 10, 2013
Child-colored plate.
From the title page of Olney’s First Lessons in Arithmetic by Edward Olney (1884).Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 9, 2009.

Child-colored plate.

From the title page of Olney’s First Lessons in Arithmetic by Edward Olney (1884).Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 9, 2009.

October 17, 2012

Child-painted illustrations. Discovered by Christina Paik of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.

Throughout Umbrellas and Their History (1864). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 3, 2007.

August 22, 2012
Inscription on verso of plate bleeds through (see also: “sailing chariot”).
The frontispiece to Curiosities for the Ingenious: Selected from the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History, and General Literature (1822). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 22, 2009.

Inscription on verso of plate bleeds through (see also: “sailing chariot”).

The frontispiece to Curiosities for the Ingenious: Selected from the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History, and General Literature (1822). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 22, 2009.

July 28, 2012

Pixelation and simplification.

Throughout The Life and Strange Surprising Adventure of Robinson Crusoe of York by Daniel Defoe (1900). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized October 12, 2009.