Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

James William Ellsworth

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia paper with black ink. In the center of the bookplate is "Ex libris James William Ellsworth", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. Framing the name is foliage mixed with a calligraphic border. Below the name is a head statue, three books, leaves, and a mask of a man's face.

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 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA454

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

293 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA454.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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