Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Sarah Elizabeth Whitin

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Sarah Elizabeth Whitin. There is a star shaped frame with five images, one in each arm. One has three swords with one vertical and two crossing like an X. The second is a pattern and three capitol Ts. The third is a Fleur De Lis, the fourth is three wolf paws and the last one is a lion. The background is calligraphic leaves and foliage.

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

8 x 6.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA484

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

254 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA484.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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