Edwin Davis French
The Mark Skinner Library
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.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
10 x 8 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\BA500.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 (Mark Skinner)" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 70.