Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Jonathan Godfrey

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. It's a room with a fireplace and the walls are bookshelves filled with books. The table has a light, books, and materials scattered on the top. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Jonathan Godfrey", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. There's also a location written "Fairfield, Conn". There's a banner that wraps the frame on the top that says in latin "Deus et Libertas" which translates to God and freedom.

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

9.5 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA459

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

298 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA459.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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