Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

John Page Woodbury

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for John Page Woodbury dated 1894. The frame has a bookshelf filled with books and one book is falling open with a picture of a man. The image in the back is a room with a fireplace, chair, desk, books, and large windows. On top in the middle is an image a town framed in a circle with leaves around it.

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

10 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA488

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

328 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA488.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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