Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Edwin Davis French

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There is an image of two sides of the earth colliding in the middle with the words in portuguese "Menad Bal Puk Bal" covering. In between the worlds is a caduceus with a flame on top. Below are the words in portuguese "Se buks volarukik E vapukik". The name on the bookplate, Edwin Davis French is addressed with "Lonol Al" The background is foliage and calligraphic leaves.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Portuguese

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

9.7 x 6.7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA456

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

385 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA456.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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