Mary Alice Ercolini
A pictorial bookplate depicting a tall ship in the center of an ornate triptych frame. There are many small details, including a cat, seashells, coral, fish, gulls, and perhaps industrial equipment. The top frames a quote "He that hath the steerage of my course direct my sail". The bottom inscribed "Mary Alice Ercolini". It is signed D.P. 1943.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
5.75 x 4 in
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Payne, Dorothy\TIF Images\BA791.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a ship surrounded by ocean elements" (2024). Bookplates by Dorothy Payne. Image 2.