Edwin Davis French
The Worcester Art Museum
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".
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 19th-20th Century
16.5 x 11 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\French, Edwin Davis\TIF Images\BA511.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a woman sitting holding a big urn framed with stone" (2024). Bookplates by Edwin Davis French. Image 81.