Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Frederick Spiegelberg Jr.

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on sepia-tinted paper for Frederick Spiegelberg Jr.. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. A man wearing a suit is writing on a scroll of paper that is being held up by another person. The person holding up the paper is squatting, naked and has a tail. The man in the suit has written "Love-Life Liberty" on the scroll of paper.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English, Latin, Spanish

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.25 x 3.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA997

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

2023-11-20

Image Format

image/tif

Image File Size

4444 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA997

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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