Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

William Loring Andrews

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. There's an image of a small part of New Amsterdam from a birds eye perspective. Surrounding this image are calligraphic leaves, books, and banners. On the banners it says "Ex Libris William Loring Andrews" and in Latin "Victrix Fortune Sapientia" which translates to "wisdom is the winner of fortune".

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

9.7 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA436

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

289 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA436.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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