Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

William Beverly Rogers

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved armorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for William Beverly Rogers. There's a crest divided into four sections. The top left and bottom right quarters are three deers and the other two are three wolf heads. On top of the crest is a knight's helmet with a deers head, with leaves in it's mouth, resting on top, Surrounding the crest are calligraphic border patterns. The banners collectively say "Fide et fiducia" in Latin (Faith and confidence).

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

9.7 x 6.7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA476

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

314 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA476.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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