Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Arnold Wood

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Arnold Wood. There is a knight's helmet resting on books. A hand holding leaves that are in the shape of a Fleur De Lis. There are calligraphic leaves flowing on both sides of the helmet. In the background "New York MD CCC XC VIII" is written (1898).

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin and English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

8 x 6.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA487

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

225 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA487.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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