Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

John Murphy

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for John Murphy. There's a quote at the top of the page "Nor did he forget his inate pleasure of angling, which he would usually call his idle time not idly spent". There's a drawing of a still ocean with one boat and a grey sky.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

13.5 x 9.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA596

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

370 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA596.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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