Artist/Designer

John William Jameson

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Commissioned for

Valentine Davies

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on white paper with sepia colored ink for Valentine Davies. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. There is a stage with the theatrical curtains. On the stage are papers, books, and a quill pen in an ink cup. In the top left corner of the curtains there is an illustration of a bird leaving a cage bordered by a ribbon banner that says "If you neglect me you lose me." In the top right corner of the curtains is the University of Michigan's seal. Below the stage is the name and on the left side of the names is a realistic sketch of the comedy mask. On the right side of the name is a realistic sketch of the tragedy mask.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

2.875 x 3.5 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA630

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

2023-10-10

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

348 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Jameson, John William\TIF images\BA630.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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