Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Wilhemus Mynderse

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. The background image is a building in the fields and the other is a church in townsquare. There's a tall podium statue in the middle. On the left is a creature with wings and elf ears holding a cloth that has a fish wrapped around a triton. On the left is the same creature holding a cloth with a crest that has three stars and three circles. This bookplate is to the Library of Wilhelmus Mynderse.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

8.8 x 6 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA472

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

273 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA472.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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