Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Ruth Mary Sabin

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on dark sepia paper with black ink for Ruth Mary Sabin. There's an image of orchid trees framed with a calligraphic border. There's a seal with the initials "RSM". There are leaves above the image alluding to the leaves coming off the tree in the image. There's a horse head facing right above the initials.

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

7.5 x 7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA478

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

196 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA478.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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