January 22, 2014

Neon moiré.

Throughout History of Salt Lake City by Edward William Tullidge (1886). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 15, 2006.

April 2, 2013

Frontispiece (somehow!) merged with photograph of digitization equipment.

From the front matter of What Frances E. Willard Said by Frances Elizabeth Willard, ed. by Anna A. Gordon (1905). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

March 24, 2013
Plate photographed through (ripped) tissue. 
From p. 516 of Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, v. 1, ed. by William Richard Cutter and William Frederick Adams (1910). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 20, 2006.

Plate photographed through (ripped) tissue. 

From p. 516 of Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, v. 1, ed. by William Richard Cutter and William Frederick Adams (1910). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 20, 2006.

March 23, 2013
Plate photographed through tissue, with thematic foxing. 
The frontispiece to A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant by Albert Deane Richardson (1868). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized January 22, 2010.

Plate photographed through tissue, with thematic foxing. 

The frontispiece to A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant by Albert Deane Richardson (1868). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized January 22, 2010.

February 11, 2013
Frontispiece in high contrast. 
From the front matter of The Human Drift by Jack London (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 22, 2005. 
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Frontispiece in high contrast. 

From the front matter of The Human Drift by Jack London (1917). Original from Harvard University. Digitized September 22, 2005. 

See also:

February 4, 2013

Plates photographed through tissue. 

Throughout Standard History of New Orleans, Louisiana, ed. by Henry Rightor (1900). Original from the University of Virginia. Digitized December 21, 2007.

January 23, 2013
Neon moiré.
From the frontispiece to Fisher’s Drawing Room Scrap-book (1832). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 29, 2006.

Neon moiré.

From the frontispiece to Fisher’s Drawing Room Scrap-book (1832). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 29, 2006.

January 5, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout Our Famous Women: An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of Distinguished American Women of our Times (1884). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized September 28, 2006.

December 19, 2012
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From Down the Great River: Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi by Willard W. Glazier (1889). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 22, 2007.

Frontispiece photographed through tissue.

From Down the Great River: Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi by Willard W. Glazier (1889). Original from the University of California. Digitized November 22, 2007.

December 7, 2012

The author becomes a text: pasted-in portrait, clipped from a newspaper. 

From the front matter of The Purgatory of Suicides: A Prison-Rhyme by Thomas Cooper (1850). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 6, 2006.

December 2, 2012

Portraits reduced to haircuts and lapels (plate left folded).

The frontispiece to Famous Funny Fellows: Brief Biographical Sketches of American Humorists by William Montgomery Clemens (1882). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 22, 2006.

November 7, 2012

Neon moiré. 

Throughout Porfirio Diaz, President of Mexico, the Master Builder of a Great Commonwealth, v. 2, by José Francisco Godoy (1910). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 17, 2006.

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.

November 2, 2012
Plate photographed through tissue, with thematic foxing. 
The frontispiece of Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl by John Greenleaf Whittier (1866). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 3, 2009.

Plate photographed through tissue, with thematic foxing. 

The frontispiece of Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl by John Greenleaf Whittier (1866). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 3, 2009.

October 22, 2012

Neon green and purple moiré. Discovered by Christina Foliacci of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Paratexts.

Throughout Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana, v. 2 (1898). Original from Harvard University. Digitized February 12, 2009.