Posts tagged portraits

Image transferred to protective tissue, and photographed over facing page.

From Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, v. 4, ed. by William Hyde and Howard Louis Conard (1899). Original from University of Minnesota. Digitized July 29, 2010.

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).

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.

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.

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.