Artist/Designer

Hopson, William Fowler

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Commissioned for

Yale University Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate light sepia tinted paper with black ink for the Yale University Library. There's a picture of a man, most likely having a religion occupation, standing by the edge of a balcony looking out. Around the image says "Gideon Scull and Elizabeth Holmes Memorial". Below the image is an acknowledgment "Gift of Edmund Wales Holmes A.B., M.D. Class of 1872". There's a head of a joker in the middle at the top of the bookplate.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

c. 20th Century

Object Size

9 x 6.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA611

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

238 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA611.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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