Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Beverly Warner, M.A.

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on light sepia with black ink for Beverly Warner, M.A.. There's a woman standing, leaning one arm against a stone podium and a paper script in one hand, a feather pen in the other. To the left of her is an open book with William Shakespeare's portrait surrounded by leaves. Beneath the book is a bookshelf filled with books.

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

9.5 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA482

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\BA482.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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