Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Henry H. Harper

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's a balance scale that is heavier on the right side. The left side contains royal crown and the left scale holds an open book. The background is filled with calligraphic border designs. The bookplate says "Ex Libris Henry H. Harper", ex libris is used to identify the owner of the bookplate.

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

BA462

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

339 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA462.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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