Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

Preview

image preview

Commissioned for

Library of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for the Library of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. There's a picture of the Cruger Mansion with the caption "14th street, Home of the museum from 1873 to 1878". The image has a calligraphic border and some calligraphic leaves in the background. The bookplate has a remarque of "Case___" and "Shelf____"

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

12 x 9 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA501

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

467 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA501.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

Share

COinS