Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

The Washington County Free Library

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink. The bookplate is addressed to The Washington County Free Library Hagerstown Maryland dated MDCCCCI (1701). There's a portrait of Benjamin Franklin Newcomer dated 1827-1901. The background is foliage such as corn and other wheats. There's a banner on top stating "Knowledge is power". There is a remarque of "No_______".

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

10.5 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA493

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

428 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA493.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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