Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

The Union League Club

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for The Union League Club in New York. There's an image of a big room that looks to be a library. Framing the picture are calligraphic leaves incorporated in the solid frame. There's a crest of the American flag on the bottom in the middle. On top in the middle is ther year 1863.

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

12.5 x 8.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA506

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

508 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA506.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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