Artist/Designer

Adrian George Feint

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Commissioned for

Ewing Rixson

Signed

Yes

Description

A woodcut pictorial bookplate on light sepia tinted paper with black ink for Ewing Rixson. There's a table with a compass in the middle and four continents in a circle. There's a Northwestern University and Royal Geographical Society emblem. The NU emblem has a Latin phrase "quaecumque sunt vera" meaning "Whatsoever things are true." with the date 1851. The Royal Geographical Society has the year 1830. There are a few small details in the background such as a flying shoe, military ship, a crown, and leaves.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

12 x 10 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA397

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

2023-04-24

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

567 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Feint, Adrian George\TIF Images\BA397.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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