Artist/Designer

Donna Frances Davis (1887-1976)

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Commissioned for

Jean Booth

Signed

No

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia paper with light brown stains and black ink addressed to Jean Booth. There is an elf-like creature sitting on a roll of paper playing the violin. Across from the creature is a black cat. They're both sitting in front of an open book. The left page is music notes and the right page has a picture of trees.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th century

Object Size

7.5 x 10 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA255

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

2023-03-01

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

281 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Davis, Donna Francis\TIF Images\BA255.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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