Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

C.L.F. Robinson

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved armorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for C.L.F. Robinson. The crest has three deer and three suns. On top is a knight's helmet with a deer standing above the helmet. Surrounding the crest are calligraphic border patterns. The banners collectively say "VIRTVTE NON VERBIS" in Latin (Power not words). The location stated is Newport, R. I.

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

8.8 x 7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA475

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

303 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA475.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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