Bird, Elisha Brown
Wendell Hertig Taylor
An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper with black ink for Wendell Hertig Taylor. There's a man sitting on a chair reading a book with one candle on the table providing him light. On the desk are more books and an inkwell. Inside the border is an ornate calligraphic pattern with an owl in both the left and right corner.
Affixed on card stock
English and Latin
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
8.25 x 5.5 in.
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Bird, Elisha Brown\TIF Images\BA055.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a man reading in a chair with a candlelight" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 17.