Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Bangor Public Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper depicts the official seal of Maine, accompanied by a detailed landscape featuring a railway extending into the distance, framed by dense forestry. The banner states "BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY ESTABLISHED 1883," and below, "FROM THE STATE FUND," indicating the source of support.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4 x 2.75 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1028

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

3019 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1028

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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