Artist/Designer

Arthur Nelson MacDonald

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Commissioned for

Roderick Terry

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for Roderick Terry. The center image is a tree with very few leaves and a house in the background. It's framed with a simple oval border. On both sides of the image are three pictures placed vertically. The top is a Griffin, mythical creature. The middle are three birds, two are facing the left and one is facing the right. The bottom image is a crest that has three stars and three circles placed horizontally. On the other side on the top is a sea creature wrapping around an anchor. The middle is a Fleur de Lis. The bottom image is an open book with a candle resting in the middle of the book. The background is filled with calligraphic leaves.

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 x 7.5 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA751

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

2023-05-03

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

262 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\MacDonald, Arthur Nelson\TIF Images\BA751.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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