Sara Eugenia Blake (1886-1973)
Etched bookplate on light purple paper, in dark purple ink, made for Elizabeth Diamond. It was inspired by an illustration by John Flaxman for The Siege of Troy and the Wanderings of Ulysses by Charles Henry Hanson (T Nelson, 1883). On the bottom left corner is written "Seb Sc Christmas 1945". Verso "After John Flaxman, for mythological books."
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
17.5 x 12.5 cm
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 Sleep escaping from the wrath of Jupiter" (1945). Bookplates by Sara Eugenia Blake. Image 31.