Artist/Designer

Ruth Thomson Saunders

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Commissioned for

Kate Constable & Fritz Cramer

Signed

Yes

Description

A woodcut pictorial bookplate in black on sepia tinted paper. There is a snake coiled around a staff with a banner that says the names "Kate Constable" and "Fritz Cramer", two early neurologists. There is a cross hatched pattern framing the scene. There are small circular figures with legs or tendrils coming from them, perhaps representing neurons.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

3.25 x 2.75 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA893

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

2023-10-24

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

166 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Saunders, Ruth Thomson\TIF Images\BA893

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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