Artist/Designer

Beulah Mitchell Clute (1873-1958)

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Commissioned for

Gertrude Spring Friend

Signed

Yes

Description

An etched pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper in black ink. In the center is a picture of the end of a river leading out to the sea. On shore there looks to be a small cave. Curving around the picture are circles with space related things; such as stars, saturn, crescent moon, and the sun. On top in the center is an ouroboros with zodiac signs and coordinates inside. On the bottom is a heading of "Gertrude Spring Friend" and a passage/quote "There is no religion higher than truth/There is no power greater than love".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

13 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA184

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

2023-02-22

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

629KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Clute, Beluah Mitchell\TIF Images\BA184.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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