Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Hiram Edmvnd Deats

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There is a woman's side view profile in the center framed like a coin. There are books, a paper script, and a big jug. One book is open and says "History of New Jersey". The background is calligraphic leaves, realistic leaves, and flowers. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Hiram Edmvnd Deats", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. There is also a location written, "Flemington, N. J."

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin and English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

8.8 x 6 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA452

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

2023-03-27

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

311 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA452.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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