Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

Yale University Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate off white paper with black ink for the Yale University Library. There's a seal with an open book that says something in Arabic and around the border it says "Sigill:Coll:Yalen:Nov:Angl" Behind the crest is a desk with three stacks of books on top. Below the crest is a quote that acts as a divider to the other half of the bookplate. The quote is "I give these Books for the founding of a College in this Colony". Below the quote is the name Yale University Library and "Deposited by Henry R. Wagner".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

10.8 x 7.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA610

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\BA610.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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