Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

Vassar Alumnae Historical Association

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for the Vassar Alumnae Historical Association dated MDCCCXCVI (1896). There is a stack of four books and two books leaning on it. On top of the books is a candle that's lit and surrounding the books are leaves.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

Latin and English

Date or Era

c. 19th-20th Century

Object Size

10 x 7.8 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA510

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

242 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA510.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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