Bird, Elisha Brown
Hiram Royal Mallinson
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with sepia ink for Hiram Royal Mallinson, famed for Mallinson silks. There's an elephant standing on a podium. On both sides by the elephant's feet are two men sitting and holding spears. There are columns with antique patterns that help frame the images and name.
Affixed on card stock
English and Latin
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
4.625 x 3.25 in.
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
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Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of an elephant and two men" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 15.