Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

The Mark Skinner Library

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for The Mark Skinner Library in Manchester Vermont dated MDCCCXCVII (1897). There's a [portrait of a man looking to the right. The background are calligraphic leaves, foliage and banners. The banners collectively say "And God said let there be light". Underneath the banner is an open book.

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 x 8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA500

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

408 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA500.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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