Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

The University Club

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for The University Club in Cleveland dated MDCCCXCVIII (1898). There's a crest like shape with three open books in the form of a cross. On top of the image is a candle that's lit. The background is full of calligraphic leaves, foliage, and banners. The banners collectively say in Guarani "KAI HAAHΘEIA EAETΘEPΏΣEI TMAΣ".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Greek and English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10.2 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA508

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

396 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA508.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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