Sara Eugenia Blake (1886-1973)
Mary Alice Ercolini
Etched bookplate on purple paper, in black ink, made for Mary Alice Ercolini. After Godey's Lady's Book, it depicts two women in Victorian dress. One stands watching as the other holds out a piece of thread. A cat plays at the feet of the standing woman. 'Old times, old days / Old books, old ways' is written under the image of the women.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
14 x 10.3 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Blake, Sara Eugenia\TIF Images\BA171.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of two women, one holding thread" (2023). Bookplates by Sara Eugenia Blake. Image 33.