Posts tagged ink
Ominous library stamp.
From the front matter of Miscellaneous Reflections Occasion’d by the Comet which Appear’d in December 1680 by Pierre Bayle (1708). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 2, 2005.
Marginalia reads: “times change nothing!!✓”
From p. 178 of Domestic Manners of the Americans, v. 1, by Frances Milton Trollope (1832). Original from Harvard University Digitized. December 19, 2007.
Endpaper illustrations. Submitted by Stephen Ferguson.
From the copy of The Clerk’s Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts (1740) help by the Princeton Theological Seminary.
From p. 89 of Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits by Samuel Miller (1827). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 29, 2006.
Page used as blotting paper.
From p. 450 of Female Piety: or, The Young Woman’s Friend and Guide Through Life to Immortality by John Angell James (1853). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized February 13, 2007.
Stamp ink transferred to facing page.
From the back matter of The Works of Laurence Sterne: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne (1790). Original from Princeton University. Digitized October 19, 2009.
Inscription photographed recto and verso.
From the front matter of Brief Memorials of Four Children by Alexander Kerr (1830). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 28, 2008.
From A Catalogue of the Genuine and Capital Collection of Pictures, by the Most Celebrated Masters, of that Late Great and Learned Physician, Doctor Richard Mead (1754). Original from Oxford University. Digitized January 28, 2009.
From the title page of L’Art de se Connoitre Soy-Mesme: ou, La Recherche des Sources de la Morale by Jacques Abbadie (1710). Original from Columbia University. Digitized October 16, 2009.
From the table of contents of Shoes of the Wind: A Book of Poems by Hilda Conkling (1922). Original from the University of California. Digitized December 10, 2007.
Circular stains (perhaps from an inkwell).
Throughout Forty Sermons by Richard Allestree (1684). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized November 3, 2009.
From p. 432-33 of Forty Sermons Preached at the Parish-Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk-street, London by Anthony Farindon (1663). Original from the University of California. Digitized August 18, 2011.
Scribbles, scratching, letters, and arithmetic.
From Simple Truths in Verse for the Amusement and Instruction of Children at an Early Age by Mrs. Mary Belson Elliott (1816). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 8, 2008.