October 14, 2012

Plates photographed through tissue. 

Throughout Gamonia: or, The Art of Preserving Game by Lawrence Rawstorne and Thomas J. Rawlins (1837). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 14, 2007.

October 3, 2012

Plates photographed through tissue.

Throughout The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Prose Tales by Edgar Allan Poe (1902). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized April 14, 2008.

October 1, 2012

Portraits photographed through printed tissue.

Throughout Criticisms, volume 9 of The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe (1902). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 7, 2007.

September 24, 2012
Hybrid architecture (duplicated around the gutter). 
From The Coffee-Planter: or, An Essay on the Cultivation and Manufacturing that Article of West-India Produce by John Lowandes (1807). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 19, 2008.

Hybrid architecture (duplicated around the gutter). 

From The Coffee-Planter: or, An Essay on the Cultivation and Manufacturing that Article of West-India Produce by John Lowandes (1807). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 19, 2008.

September 16, 2012

Plates photographed through tissue.

Throughout The American Flora: or, History of Plants and Wild Flowers by Asa B. Strong (1850). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 17, 2009.

September 8, 2012
Plate left folded.
From A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World by George Vancouver (1801). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 6, 2008.

Plate left folded.

From A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World by George Vancouver (1801). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 6, 2008.

September 2, 2012

Plates left folded (also, “C’mon, camel!”). 

Throughout The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC, Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads, v.3, by John Lowthorp (1749). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 29, 2007.

August 28, 2012

Neon moiré.

Throughout Mark Hopkins Institute Review of Art, v. 1 (1899). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 13, 2008.

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.

August 22, 2012

Neon moiré.

Throughout Curiosities of the American Stage by Laurence Hutton (1891). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

August 18, 2012

Plates left folded. 

Throughout Iohn Huighen Van Linschoten, His Discours of Voyages Into Ye Easte and West Indies by Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1598). Original from the Complutense University of Madrid. Digitized February 10, 2009.

August 14, 2012

Plates photographed through tissue.

From Lives of Twelve Bad Men: Original Studies of Eminent Scoundrels by Various Hands, ed. by Thomas Seccombe (1894). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

August 10, 2012

Plates photographed through tissue.

Throughout The Pearl Fountain, and Other Fairy Tales by Bridget Kavanagh and Julia Kavanagh (1876). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized June 25, 2007.

August 6, 2012
Turning page.
From p. 329 of Through America: or, Nine Months in the United States by Walter Gore Marshall (1881). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Turning page.

From p. 329 of Through America: or, Nine Months in the United States by Walter Gore Marshall (1881). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

August 4, 2012

Plate photographed through tissue.

The frontispiece to Annals of Horticulture (1850). Original from Harvard University. Digitized May 17, 2007.