Artist/Designer

Donna Frances Davis (1887-1976)

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Commissioned for

Augusta Anne Higley

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate with black ink inscribed to Augusta Anne Higley. Written on the bookplate in Old English script is "Thus at the roaring loom of time I ply and weave for God the garment thou seest him by" There are two small images. One is of a woman looking at books on the shelf. The other picture is a woman sitting holding the hands of a little boy. The background is of leaves on vine pattern.

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

11.5 x 8.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA262

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

521 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Davis, Donna Francis\TIF Images\BA262.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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