Artist/Designer

Adrian George Feint

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Commissioned for

John Bertram Norris

Signed

Yes

Description

A woodcut armorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for John Bertram Norris. There's a crest resting on it's side with a design divided into five sections. Two sections have a buckle like design and the other two sections have dots. The middle of the crest has three stars. The crest is resting on a tree stump where the eagle is standing on one of the tree branches. The eagle has the middle of a banner in it's mouth and a white star on its chest. The banner says "I serve loyally"

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

11.3 x 9 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA392

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

2023-11-28

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

423 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Feint, Adrian George\TIF Images\BA392.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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