Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

Library of the New Haven Colony Historical Society

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on off white paper with black ink for the Library of the New Haven Colony Historical Society. There's a ship on the water covered by the N.H.C. crest. The image is framed in a unique shape with curled in ends. In the empty space there are books and a man sitting with his head in his hand resting on his knee. The top of the bookplate border says "Opposition is obedience to tyrants to God" and an image in the middle of a a rock and bushes. On the bottom of the bookplates border are Roman numerals "MDCXXXVIII MCM" which is 1638 and 1900.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

11.5 x 7 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA609

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\BA609.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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