Artist/Designer

Donna Frances Davis (1887-1976)

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Commissioned for

Robina Mackinnon

Signed

No

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink addressed to Robina Mackinnon. There's a crest with the words "per ardua ad astra" translating to "towards the stars". There's a woman sitting and reading a book in the middle of the crest. Below is a lighthouse with a book, ink and pen, and a paddle on the bottom.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

c. 20th century

Object Size

12.5 x 6.8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA264

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

390 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Davis, Donna Francis\TIF Images\BA264.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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