July 14, 2014
Fault-line water stain.
From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Fault-line water stain.

From the back matter of The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development by Grant Allen (1892). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

March 1, 2013

Staining à la Rorschach test.

Throughout Dred, a Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp: A Drama in Four Acts, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe and dramatized by H. J. Conway (1856). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 22, 2008.

December 16, 2012
Five feet high and rising…
Water stain and stoic portrait.
The frontispiece to A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut by Royal Ralph Hinman (1852). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 16, 2007.

Five feet high and rising…

Water stain and stoic portrait.

The frontispiece to A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut by Royal Ralph Hinman (1852). Original from Harvard University. Digitized April 16, 2007.

November 8, 2012
Reanimated water stain.
From Syntagma de Studio Liberali by Gabriel Naudé (1632). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized March 12, 2010.

Reanimated water stain.

From Syntagma de Studio Liberali by Gabriel Naudé (1632). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized March 12, 2010.