Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

State Library Hartford

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on off white paper with black ink of the State Library, Hartford's book form. The top has the crest with the state's name written in Latin. The crest has three images of a grape vine on a stem and a banner in Latin "qui transtulit sustinet" translates to "Who supports the transfer". Above the seal are two years "1720" and "1878". Beneath the seal are two rolls of paper. The one on the left says "Constitution 1639" and the one on the right says "Charter 1662". Behind the seal is a picture of the building with a tree in the front. The form information is "Class. Book. Date. Accession NO. Source"

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

10.5 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA603

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

354 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA603.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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