Shipwreck Stories: Book Design Overview

There's a transparent page bound into the book between each "fiction" and photogravure image. On the transparent page a silohutte of a human figure has been hand drawn. The figure is taken from 19th century photographs of shipwrecks where the camera has often captured a crowd of bystanders watching the tragedy. Depending on the light, the page can reflect the words or the image or cast a shadow on the text. It's meant to represent the role of the bystander who tells the story and brings the shipwreck to life.

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