Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

John Thomas Lee

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate sepia tinted paper with black ink for John Thomas Lee. There's a man with a bow and arrow looking out at the sun setting on the water. There is an open book and two closed ones next to the man. There's a boat out on the ocean. In the sky is a map of the Gulf of Mexico and the Sea of Canada of North Sea. There's a crest at the top left that consists of Fleur de Lis, Griffins, and running figures. The border is a pattern of flowers and Fleur de Lis and a banner wrapping around the sides. There are six banners, each one has one name "Champlain. Hennepin. Lahontan. Columbus. Cabot. Cartier."

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

11.8 x 9 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA593

Subject

Bookplate designers

Subject

Bookplates--Specimens

Subject

Books—Owners’ marks

Part of

Bookplate Collection of Christine Price

Donor

Christine Price

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2023-05-22

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

400 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA593.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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