Edwin Davis French
Long Island Historical Society Storrs Memorial Fund
An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for the Long Island Historical Society Storrs Memorial Fund. There's a picture of a man looking to the right. Framing the portrait are calligraphic leaves, a banner, and books. There's also another image placed in the background of a statue of a woman standing against a podium. Arouund the image of the woman it says "Incorporated April 1863". The banners on top colletively say in Latin "Historia Testis Temporum" (History of the test times).
Affixed on card stock
Latin and English
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
10.6 x 7.5 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA499.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a man's portrait framed and surrounded by calligraphic patterns and a book (Long Island Hist. Society)" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 69.