September 11, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout The First Ten Years of a Sailor’s Life at Sea by Charles Chapman (1876). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 5, 2009.

April 29, 2013
Map left folded.
From p. 297 of Iohn Huighen Van Linschoten, His Discours of Voyages Into Ye Easte [and] West Indies: Deuided Into Foure Bookes by Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1598). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized February 10, 2009.

Map left folded.

From p. 297 of Iohn Huighen Van Linschoten, His Discours of Voyages Into Ye Easte [and] West Indies: Deuided Into Foure Bookes by Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1598). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized February 10, 2009.

December 10, 2012

A library paper punch adds stars to illustrated constellations.

From Salt-water Poems and Ballads by John Masefiel (1916). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 27, 2006.

September 12, 2012

Reflective film.

From the cover of The Young Mother: or, Management of Children in Regard to Health by William Andrus Alcott (1838). Original from Harvard University. Digitized July 5, 2007.

September 7, 2012

Ships photographed through tissue.

Throughout Man on the Ocean by Robert Michael Ballantyne (1863). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 26, 2006.

May 19, 2012

Neon moiré. 

Throughout "The Miami Aquarium and Biological Laboratory", reprinted by National Geographic Magazine (1921). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford University library artifacts).

October 19, 2011

Blank and white plate digitized in color, with neon effect; image chosen for auto-cover, with another applied filter.

From various pages of Arctic Explorations, by Elisha Kent Kane and Charles Woodruff Shields (1868). [Here]