Bird, Elisha Brown
John McEntee Bowman
An engraved pictorial bookplate sepia tinted paper with black ink for John Mc-Entee Bowman, a New York hotel man. There's a man holding a candle in one hand while putting a book away on the bookshelf with the other hand. The candlelight is shining light on the rest of the room.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
4.5 x 3.25 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\BA041.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a man putting a book on the shelf with candlelight" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 3.