Moving Pictures


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.


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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