Artist/Designer

Edwin Davis French

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Commissioned for

The Worcester Art Museum

Signed

Yes

Description

An engraved pictorial bookplate for the Worcester Art Museum. There's an image of a woman sitting with a wreath in hand and three men bending over next to her on a wall that says "Worcester Art Museum Founded AD MDCCCXCVI For all the people". framing the image is a circle and leads to a long candle stick one on the left and one on the right and are both lit. On top is a statement "For the benefit of all the poeple of the city of Worcester". On the bottom there is a blank space for filling in "The Gift of".

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

16.5 x 11 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA511

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

748 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA511.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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