Moving Pictures

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As a collector and seller of antiquarian books, late at night I sometimes get the feeling that the illustrations are stirring. Now I have proof. The Smithsonian Libraries blog is teeming with gifs based on illustrations based on historical books and publications.

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For the last two years, Smithsonian technical information specialist Richard Naples has been creating wonderful, whimsical gifs from images in the institution’s digital library collection.

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1 Response to Moving Pictures

  1. There’s a lot of things books get up to when they think we aren’t watching! Ever seen “The Joy of Books” video from Type Books? Marvelous.

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