Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Henry C. Bernheim

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. The image is of a room. There's a lit fireplace with a picture hung above it on the wall. Next to the fireplace is a bookshelf filled with books. There's a portrait of a man hanging on the wall. There's an empty chair facing the fire. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Henry C. Bernheim", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. This image has a calligraphic border frame.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10.5 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA441

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

2023-03-22

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

366 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA441.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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