Bird, Elisha Brown
Daughters of the American Revolution
An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's an image of two Indians on the shore watching the boats out on the water. Above the image is a banner that says Virginia and a Virginia seal with motto "Sic Semper Tyrannis", or "Thus Always to Tyrants". Beneath the image is a blank space with the prompt "Presented By" and then "19__" At the bottom is a Daughters of the American Revolution seal. Filling in the background are calligraphic leaves.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
4.75 x 2.875 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\BA069.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of two Indians watching boats on the water from land" (2023). Bookplates by Elisha Brown Bird. Image 31.