Artist/Designer

Ruth Thomson Saunders

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Commissioned for

Ernest Dawson

Signed

No

Description

A photoengraving pictorial bookplate printed in black ink on white paper. There is a scene consisting of open books rendered in an art-deco-esque style. The Thinker, a modern artwork, and sheet music are present on some of the pages. There is a simple mountain range toward the top right of the frame. The bottom is inscribed "Ernest Dawson" with art-deco letterforms.

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

4 x 2.625 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA885

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

293 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Saunders, Ruth Thomson\TIF Images\BA885

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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