Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

John Chipman Gray

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. This image is of a room with a wall length bookshelf filled with books, a dresser sitting next to the window, and an empty chair. Looking out the window you see a boat put on sea. The bookplate says "Ex Libris John Chipman Gray", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate. The room is framed with an actual frame that has a calligraphic border design.

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 7.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA461

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

328 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA461.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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