Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Natala Washburne Bishop

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper with black ink. There's an open book with a man's portrait on the left page, the right page states "Recollections of a Minister to France 1869-1877 By EB Washburne, LLD New York". Surrounding the book are more books, flowers, calligraphic leaves, a banner. Collectively the banner says "Coeur content brand talent". Coeur is French and translates to "heart". The name on the bookplate is "Natala Washburne Bishop".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

6.5 x 8.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA442

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

269 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA442.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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