Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Barrett Wendell

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved armorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Barrett Wendell. The frame is a wondow with a unique image as the view. There's a knight's helmet with a ship on top of it. there are black and white calligraphic leaves flowing like water. In one of the squares there is a small image of a ship and two anchors crossing like an X. There's a banner that says "Evert Iansen Wendell Regerenden Dvaken" dated 1656.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Dutch

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

7.8 x 5.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA483

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

205 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA483.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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