Artist/Designer

Sara Eugenia Blake

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Commissioned for

Elizabeth Diamond

Signed

Yes

Description

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."

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

17.5 x 12.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA169

Subject

Bookplate designers

Subject

Bookplates--Specimens

Subject

Books—Owners’ marks

Part of

Bookplate Collection of Christine Price

Donor

Christine Price

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2022-08-19

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

0.76MB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Blake, Sara Eugenia\JPEG Images

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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