Bird, Elisha Brown
The Masonic Service Association of the United States
An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia tinted paper with black ink for The Masonic Service Association of the United States. There's a podium with an open book. Resting on the book is a square and compass. There are three tall candles, one placed on the left, the right, and in the middle. In the background are calligraphic leaves filling the blank space. The bottom right is inscribed "Tiffany & Co."
Affixed on card stock
English and Latin
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
4.25 x 3 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\BA063.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of an open book on a podium" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 25.