August 20, 2013

Library stamp compilation.

1 - From The Ladies’ Complete Guide to Needle-work and Embroidery: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions Whereby Any One Can Easily Learn how to Do All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Needlework by Miss Lambert (1859). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 17, 2009. 

2 - From The Road to the Stage: or, The Performer’s Preceptor by Leman Thomas Rede (1827). Original from Indiana University. Digitized May 14, 2010.

3 - From A Preliminary Essay, on the Oppression of the Exiled Sons of Africa by Thomas Branagan (1804). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized September 27, 2006.

July 23, 2013
Microfilm artifact: Folger Library ruler.
From the front matter of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Microfilm artifact: Folger Library ruler.

From the front matter of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 20, 2013
"Of Love": red pen scribble.
From p. 78 of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

"Of Love": red pen scribble.

From p. 78 of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

May 13, 2013
Throughout An Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1657 by S. B. (1657). Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 9, 2011.

Throughout An Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1657 by S. B. (1657). Original from Indiana University. Digitized August 9, 2011.

February 4, 2013

Microfilm artifacts.

From the back matter of The Alchemy of Happiness by Mohammed Al-Ghazzali, trans. by Henry A. Homes (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 9, 2006. 

December 17, 2012

Illustrations reproduced on microfilm and book reproduced as a print object before being digitized by Google Books. One plate left folded.

Throughout Russian Folk-Songs as Sung by the People: and, Peasant Wedding Ceremonies Customary in Northern and Central Russia by Evgenii︠a︡ Lineva (1893). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 21, 2005.

December 8, 2012
Image photographed to microfilm and reproduced as a print object before being digitized by Google Books. 
The frontispiece to The Essence of Buddhism by Pokala Lakshmi Narasu (1907). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 27, 2005.

Image photographed to microfilm and reproduced as a print object before being digitized by Google Books. 

The frontispiece to The Essence of Buddhism by Pokala Lakshmi Narasu (1907). Original from Harvard University. Digitized October 27, 2005.

November 4, 2012

Plates reproduced on microfilm, printed into a physical book, and digitized by Google Books. 

The frontispieces to Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by Eliza Roxey Snow (1884). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 15, 2006.

September 25, 2012

Captured Library of Congress Photoduplication Service ruler (!) and ghostly frontispiece produced by microfilming.* 

From The Art of Dancing Explained by Reading and Figures: Whereby the Manner of Performing the Steps is Made Easy by a New and Familiar Method by Kellom Tomlinson (1724, plates 1735). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts). 

*A physical book microfilmed by the Library of Congress reproduced in printed form and digitized by Google Books.

April 2, 2012

Post-microfilm images, digitized after being reprinted. Spooky!

From Witch Hill: A History of Salem Witchcraft by Zachariah Atwell Mudge (1870). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 23, 2005.

February 15, 2012
An image that has been gone through at least four surface treatments: the printed book to microfilm to the printed book to digitization by Google Books.
The frontispiece to A Fresh Suit Against Human Ceremonies in God’s Worship by William Ames (1633). 

An image that has been gone through at least four surface treatments: the printed book to microfilm to the printed book to digitization by Google Books.

The frontispiece to A Fresh Suit Against Human Ceremonies in God’s Worship by William Ames (1633). 

January 23, 2012
An image that has been gone through at least four surface treatments: the printed book to microfilm to the printed book to digitization by Google Books.
From p. 203 of Indian Tales, pt. 1 by Rudyard Kipling (1899). 

An image that has been gone through at least four surface treatments: the printed book to microfilm to the printed book to digitization by Google Books.

From p. 203 of Indian Tales, pt. 1 by Rudyard Kipling (1899).