April 7, 2013
Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).
From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Transformative gutter (and employee’s ringed fingers).

From the front matter of Regulations for the Army of the United States (1857). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

February 4, 2013
Employee’s many-ringed fingers.
From the front matter of New Orleans: The Place and the People by Grace Elizabeth Kin (1895). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 17, 2006.

Employee’s many-ringed fingers.

From the front matter of New Orleans: The Place and the People by Grace Elizabeth Kin (1895). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized July 17, 2006.

October 30, 2012

Different hands in the same book. 

From Thirty years of New York, 1882-1892: Being a History of Electrical Development in Manhattan and the Bronx (1913). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 25, 2012
"An Enigma."
Employee’s hands distorted, with portions corrected to white.
From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not by Mrs. C. S. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

"An Enigma."

Employee’s hands distorted, with portions corrected to white.

From p. 104 of The Juvenile Forget Me Not by Mrs. C. S. Hall (1830). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized November 15, 2006.

July 10, 2012
Turning pages. 
From p. 3-4 (?) of The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man, v. 1, by Robert Bentley Todd and William Bowman (1845). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 30, 2009.

Turning pages. 

From p. 3-4 (?) of The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man, v. 1, by Robert Bentley Todd and William Bowman (1845). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized October 30, 2009.

January 30, 2012
Autolink over the fingers of a Google Books employee.
From the table of contents of Napoleon: A Sketch of His Life, Character, Struggles, and Achievements by T. E. Watson (1902).

Autolink over the fingers of a Google Books employee.

From the table of contents of Napoleon: A Sketch of His Life, Character, Struggles, and Achievements by T. E. Watson (1902).

October 2, 2011
Gloved fingers of (married?) digitization employee.
From the front matter of Grif, by Benjamin Leopold Farjeon (1870). [Here]

Gloved fingers of (married?) digitization employee.

From the front matter of Grif, by Benjamin Leopold Farjeon (1870). [Here]