Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

American Antiquarian Society

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper features a detailed map of the world , flanked by portraits of explorers in oval frames, with the title "AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY" below. The map and images of Columbus and Cortes reflect a historical and explorative theme. There is intricate borderwork surrounding the scene, and three flags between the explorers.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5.5 x 4.25 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1027

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

2023-12-12

Image Format

image/tif

Image File Size

6200 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1027

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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