Historical Sources

Dodd, George. “A Day at a Printing-Office.” Days at the Factories; or, The Manufacturing Industry of Great Britain Described, and Illustrated by Numerous Engravings of Machines and Processes. Series I.- London. London: Charles Knight & Co., 1843. 326-62. Web.;view=1up;seq=340

Jackson, Mason. The Pictorial Press: Its Origin and Progress. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1885. Web.

Knight, Charles. “The Commercial History of a Penny Magazine--No. I.” Penny Magazine 31 Sept. 1833: 377–384. Web.

“Our Address.” Illustrated London News 1.1 (1842): 1. Print.

“Our Journal of This Day.” The Times (London) 29 Nov. 1814: 3.

Savage, William. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1841. Web.

Thomas, W.L. "The Making of the 'Graphic'." Universal Review 2 (1888): 80–93. Web.

Project Work

Presentations & events

Fyfe, Paul. “Ways of Seeing Victorian Periodicals.” Michael Wolff lecture, Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, University of Freiburg, Germany (2017)

---. “Copying, Computational Analysis, and Fair Use in the Digitized Nineteenth-Century Press.” Copying and Copyright in Nineteenth-Century British Newspapers and Periodicals, Université Paris Diderot (2017)

---. “Illustrated Image Analytics: How Computers See Illustrated Victorian Periodicals.” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, University of Missouri-Kansas City (2016)

---. “The .txtual Condition of Victorian Newspapers.” CUNY Annual Victorians Conference, CUNY Graduate Center (2015)

---. “What Is Fair Use of Seven Terabytes?” Scholarly Communication Interest Group, Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter (2015)


Fyfe, Paul, and Qian Ge. “How Computers See Illustrated Victorian Newspapers.” (manuscript in preparation)

Fyfe, Paul. “An Archaeology of Victorian Newspapers.” Victorian Periodicals Review (Winter 2016): 546-577.

---. “Accidents in the News.” By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 31-66. Print.

---. “Illustrating the Accident: Railways and the Catastrophic Picturesque in the Illustrated London News.” Victorian Periodicals Review 46.1 (Spring 2013): 61-91.

---. “The Random Selection of Victorian New Media.” Victorian Periodicals Review 42.1 (Spring 2009): 1-23.

Periodicals and Illustration Studies

Anderson, Patricia. The Printed Image and the Transformation of Popular Culture, 1790-1860. Oxford: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1994. Print.

Banham, Rob. “The Industrialization of the Book 1800-1970.” A Companion to the History of the Book. Ed. Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub, 2007. 273–290. Print.

Barnhurst, Kevin G., and John Nerone. “Civic Picturing vs. Realist Photojournalism the Regime of Illustrated News, 1856-1901.” Design Issues 16.1 (2000): 59–79. Web.

Beegan, Gerry. The Mass Image: A Social History of Photomechanical Reproduction in Victorian London. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Print.

Brake, Laurel, and Marysa Demoor, eds. The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Print.

---. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. Ghent: Academia Press; London: British Library, 2009.

Brimacombe, Ruth. “The Imperial Avatar in the Imagined Landscape: The Virtual Dynamics of the Prince of Wales’s Tour of India in 1875-76.” Virtual Victorians: Networks, Connections, Technologies. Ed. Veronica Alfano and Andrew M Stauffer. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 189–214. Print.

Gervais, Thierry. "Witness to War: The Uses of Photography in the Illustrated Press, 1855-1904." Journal of Visual Culture 9.3 (2010): 370–84. Web.

Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen. Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing: The Illustrated Gift Book and Victorian Visual Culture, 1855-1875. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011. Print.

Korda, Andrea. Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London : The Graphic and Social Realism, 1869-1891Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT, USA: Ashgate, 2015. Print.

Maidment, Brian. Reading Popular Prints, 1790-1870. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996. Print.

Moran, James. Printing Presses: History and Development from the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. Print.

Nicholson, Bob. “Counting Culture; Or, How to Read Victorian Newspapers from a Distance.” Journal of Victorian Culture 17.2 (2012): 238–246. Web.

Orme, Edward B. “A History of The ILN.” Collection of the Illustrated London News. N.p., 1989. Web. 8 Jan. 2016.

Sinnema, Peter W. Dynamics of the Pictured Page: Representing the Nation in the Illustrated London NewsAldershotAshgate, 1998. Print.

Thomas, Julia. Pictorial Victorians: The Inscription of Values in Word and Image. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. Print.

Williams, Keith. The English Newspaper: An Illustrated History to 1900. London: Springwood Books, 1977. Print.

Image Analytics and Digital Humanities

Drucker, Johanna. “Humanities Approaches to Graphical Display.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 5.1 (2011). Web.

Houston, Natalie. “Visual Page.” Natalie M. Houston 2012. Web.

Liu, Y. F., J. M. Guo, and J. D. Lee. "Halftone Image Classification Using LMS Algorithm and Naive Bayes." IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 20.10 (2011): 2837–2847. Web.

Lorang, Elizabeth et al. “Developing an Image-Based Classifier for Detecting Poetic Content in Historic Newspaper Collections.” D-Lib Magazine 21.7/8 (2015): n. pag. Web.

Manovich, Lev. “Cultural Analytics.” Software Studies Initiative Jan. 2014. Web.

---. “Media Visualization: Visual Techniques for Exploring Large Media Collections.” Media Studies Futures. Ed. Kelly Gates. Blackwell, 2012. Web.

McLeish, Simon. “Experiments with Image Matching of Illustrations on Early Ballad Broadsides.” The Conveyor: Research in Special Collections at the Bodleian Libraries 18 Aug. 2011. Web.

Mussell, James. The Nineteenth-Century Press in the Digital Age. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.

Nowviskie, Bethany. “Select Resources for Image-Based Humanities Computing.” Computers and the Humanities 36.1 (2002): 109–131. Web.

Piper, Andrew. "There Will Be Numbers." Journal of Cultural Analytics 1.1 (2016): n. pag. Web.

Sherratt, Tim. "The Real Face of White Australia." Invisible Australians 21 Sept. 2011. Web.

Stulik, Dusan C. The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes: Halftone. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2013. Web.>

Terras, Melissa. “Image Processing in the Digital Humanities.” Digital Humanities in Practice. Ed. Claire Warwick, Melissa Terras, and Julianne Nyhan. London: Facet Publishing, 2012. 71–90. Web.

Thomas, Julia. Nineteenth-Century Illustration and the Digital: Studies in Word and Image. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017.

Treharne, Elaine et al. “Global Currents: Cultures of Literary Networks, 1050-1900.” Global Currents: Cultures of Literary Networks, 1050-1900. N.p., 2015. Web.