Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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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 a building with a long driveway on open land. The image has a calligraphic border and some calligraphic leaves in the background. Beneath the image of the building there is a space for a name indicating it was purchased. 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 10 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA502

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

525 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA502.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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