I might misunderstand your problem, but I believe <figure> should be
used to note a figure on a page, such as an illustration. You would
probably want to use @facs in the <pb> to link to the image of the
page you're transcribing--something like <pb facs="image1.jpg"/>
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 4:58 PM, Lisa Spiro <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi there,
> We're running into a couple of problems with a collection of letters that
> we're marking up. First, we're trying to include page images at the top of
> each page using the <figure> element so that readers can easily compare the
> transcription with images of the original letter. However, as I read the
> divTopPart and divWrapper content models, <figure> must come after <opener>
> and <salute>. Is there a valid way to place a <figure> immediately after
> the <div> opens? Should we be looking at some other solution, or just live
> with <figure> appearing after <salute>?
> Similarly, in several letters the recipient has made annotations after the
> sender's signature. One way to treat the annotation would be to mark it as
> an <add> or <note>, but we get a validation error when we try to put either
> after <closer>. We could treat the annotations as a separate <text> (which
> seems unsatisfactory because the annotations refer to the content of the
> letter), or we could include <note> or <add> within <closer> (which doesn't
> reflect the structure of the letter). What would be the preferred method?
> Thanks for any help!
> Lisa Spiro, Ph.D.
> Director, Digital Media Center
> Fondren Library, Rice University
Assistant Professor of English
University of Georgia
254 Park Hall
Athens, GA 30602-6205