Artist/Designer

Donna Frances Davis (1887-1976)

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Commissioned for

Evelyn Aylesworth

Signed

No

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia paper with faded light stains and black ink belonging to Evelyn Aylesworth. There's a woman with short hair looking behind her out the window. Beside her where she's resting her arm are flowers, books, candles, an hourglass, and a pot. The window has a view of the black night sky with stars and the smoke from the candles is flowing out the window.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English, Latin, Greek

Date or Era

c. 20th century

Object Size

12 x 8.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA257

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

506 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Davis, Donna Francis\TIF Images\BA257.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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