Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Clarence M. Allen

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on sepia-tinted paper for Clarence M. Allen. This bookplate is the negative version of another bookplate in this collection. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. There are two lions in a standing pose on the left and right of the scroll paper. The scroll papers say "Clarence M. Allen. his Art. Books. Charity. Ex-Libris". Above the scrolls of paper is a menorah. On the left and right of the menorah there is a Star of David.

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

5.75 x 4.75 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA968

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

7166 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA968

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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