Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

M. C. D. Borden

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. This image is of the front view of a ship. There are huge catfish, one on each side of the boat. There's an eagle sitting on the top of the boat. The background is calligraphic leaves wrapping around the image. The bookplate says "Ex Libris MCD Borden"

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 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA433

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

333 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA433.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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