September 11, 2013

Neon moiré.

Throughout The First Ten Years of a Sailor’s Life at Sea by Charles Chapman (1876). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 5, 2009.

December 10, 2012

A library paper punch adds stars to illustrated constellations.

From Salt-water Poems and Ballads by John Masefiel (1916). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 27, 2006.

September 7, 2012

Ships photographed through tissue.

Throughout Man on the Ocean by Robert Michael Ballantyne (1863). Original from Oxford University. Digitized June 26, 2006.