Artist/Designer

Arthur Nelson MacDonald

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Commissioned for

The Wheeler School Alumnae Library

Signed

No

Description

A pictorial bookplate on sepia tinted paper with black ink for The Wheeler School Alumnae Library. This bookplate is set up as a headstone with the name Mary Colman Wheeler and her portrait. Her dates are 1846-1920. Behind the picture is a bookshelf filled with books, two images of two similar houses one placed on the right and the other on the left. There is a location "Concord Paris Providence". On the bottom of the headstone is a theater mask, a painters tablet, and a script.

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 x 8.3 cm

Bookplate Collection Number

BA757

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

344 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\MacDonald, Arthur Nelson\TIF Images\BA757.tif

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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