Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

Harvard College Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on off white paper with black ink for the Harvard College Library. This bookplate is in the form of a building shape. There's a dome top and four columns. On the wall inside it says "In memory of Julian Palmer Welsh Class of 1897". There are two leaves alluding to be deer antlers resting at the bottom of the section. There's also the common Latin phrase "Ve Ri Tas" meaning truth with the three books in the dome of the building.

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

9.3 x 5.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA606

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

229 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA606.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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