Sara Eugenia Blake (1886-1973)
Alice Hitchcock Ercolini
Etched bookplate on green paper, in dark green ink, made for Alice Hitchcock Ercolini. It shows a cat sitting on a table, with a vase either side of it. One vase is filled with flowers, the other with fruit. A parrot eats fruit from the vase. In the bottom left, there is a small depiction of a bird perched on a shelf of books. On the back is written 'Taken from old French wallpaper of 1840.'
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
16.2 x 12.6 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Blake, Sara Eugenia\TIF Images\BA172.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a cat on a table, surrounded by fruit, flowers, and a parrot" (2023). Bookplates by Sara Eugenia Blake. Image 34.