Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Francis Bunker Greene

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's a ship at sea and the waves turn into a calligraphic border but the pattern is in waves. There's a Harvard crest with three open books and the words on the pages are Latin "Ve Ri Tas", which translates to truth. This bookplate is to the "Library of Francis Bunker Greene".

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

8 x 6 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA432

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

236 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA432.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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