January 27, 2013
Page turning.
From p. 188-191 of The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and Scientific Mirror (1824). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 22, 2006.

Page turning.

From p. 188-191 of The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and Scientific Mirror (1824). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 22, 2006.

January 23, 2013
Pages in motion. 
From Life of Maximilian I., Late Emperor of Mexico, With a Sketch of the Empress Carlota by Frederic Hall (1868). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 21, 2007.

Pages in motion. 

From Life of Maximilian I., Late Emperor of Mexico, With a Sketch of the Empress Carlota by Frederic Hall (1868). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 21, 2007.

January 21, 2013
Turning pages (fore-edge).
From the front matter (?) of The King’s Daughter by Pansy (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2008.

Turning pages (fore-edge).

From the front matter (?) of The King’s Daughter by Pansy (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 5, 2008.

January 19, 2013
Minnie looks through a mirror, as if into the next page. 
From p. 751 (?) of Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, v. 9 (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 8, 2007.

Minnie looks through a mirror, as if into the next page. 

From p. 751 (?) of Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, v. 9 (1873). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 8, 2007.

January 15, 2013
Half-and-half (page turning).
From p. 64 (?) of Fur-Seal Arbitration: The Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain (1892). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 22, 2006.

Half-and-half (page turning).

From p. 64 (?) of Fur-Seal Arbitration: The Case of the United States Before the Tribunal of Arbitration to Convene at Paris under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain (1892). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized August 22, 2006.

December 7, 2012
"I have no idea what is going on here." Submitted by Greg. 
From p. 64-65 (?) of Swenska Psalm-boken: Af Konungen Gillad och Stadfästed är 1819 (1870). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 12, 2007.

"I have no idea what is going on here." Submitted by Greg

From p. 64-65 (?) of Swenska Psalm-boken: Af Konungen Gillad och Stadfästed är 1819 (1870). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized June 12, 2007.

November 16, 2012
Mid-turn.
From p. 336-359 (?) of Studio di Pittura Scoltura et Architettura nelle Chiese di Roma by Filippo Titi (1674). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 15, 2009.

Mid-turn.

From p. 336-359 (?) of Studio di Pittura Scoltura et Architettura nelle Chiese di Roma by Filippo Titi (1674). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 15, 2009.

November 6, 2012
An employee moves through the book.
Throughout Capt. John Smith: of Willoughby by Alfoed, Lincolnshire; President of Virginia, and Admiral of New England, v. 16, pt. 2, by John Smith, ed. Edward Arber (1895). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

An employee moves through the book.

Throughout Capt. John Smith: of Willoughby by Alfoed, Lincolnshire; President of Virginia, and Admiral of New England, v. 16, pt. 2, by John Smith, ed. Edward Arber (1895). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

November 4, 2012
Ruffled pages, equipment clip, and distortion.
From the front matter of The Arapaho Sun Dance: The Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge by George Amos Dorsey (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 13, 2007.

Ruffled pages, equipment clip, and distortion.

From the front matter of The Arapaho Sun Dance: The Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge by George Amos Dorsey (1903). Original from Harvard University. Digitized December 13, 2007.

October 31, 2012
"Estuary tide runs up pages of the Thames." Submitted by John McVey (asfaltics). 
From p. 612-17 (James Walker’s “On the Improvement of the Thames”) in The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, v. 11 (1842). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 25, 2006.

"Estuary tide runs up pages of the Thames." Submitted by John McVey (asfaltics). 

From p. 612-17 (James Walker’s “On the Improvement of the Thames”) in The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, v. 11 (1842). Original from Oxford University. Digitized October 25, 2006.

October 6, 2012
Reanimated flipping gesture.
From A New Collection of Voyages and Adventures (1711). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 30, 2006.

Reanimated flipping gesture.

From A New Collection of Voyages and Adventures (1711). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 30, 2006.

October 3, 2012

Hands of employees. 

From the front matter of Apollodorus: The Library (1921) and p. 254 of History of the Library of Congress: 1800-1864, v. 1, by William Dawson Johnston (1904).

September 14, 2012
Motion, movement, the turning page.
From p. 288-290 of Mackenzie’s Five Thousand Receipts In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1831). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 8, 2005.

Motion, movement, the turning page.

From p. 288-290 of Mackenzie’s Five Thousand Receipts In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1831). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 8, 2005.

September 6, 2012
Pages turned by an invisible hand.
From A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery, in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay by James Anderson (1742). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 19, 2006.

Pages turned by an invisible hand.

From A Genealogical History of the House of Yvery, in its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay by James Anderson (1742). Original from Oxford University. Digitized May 19, 2006.

August 28, 2012
Pages turned by an invisible hand.
From p. 248-9 (?) of A Practical Essay on Distortion of the Legs and Feet of Children by Timothy Sheldrake (1816). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 19, 2006.

Pages turned by an invisible hand.

From p. 248-9 (?) of A Practical Essay on Distortion of the Legs and Feet of Children by Timothy Sheldrake (1816). Original from Oxford University. Digitized April 19, 2006.