Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Thomas Jefferson McKee

Signed

No

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia paper with black ink. There's an open book with William Shakespeare's portrait on the right page. Surrounding the book is a calligraphic border in the shape of a diamond. There are two theter masks at the bottom with books and a harp. The top of the bookplate states "Mevm Et Tvvm". The bookplate says "Ex Libris Thomas Jefferson McKee", 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

11.7 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA470

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

278 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA470.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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