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 for the Bangor Public Library. The central feature is a hexagonal framed portrait of "COL. LUTHER H. PEIRCE." Behind the portrait, there's an American flag partially draped and various leaves. Below the portrait, a scroll and a quill rest upon a flat surface. "FROM THE COL. LUTHER H. PEIRCE FUND" is written beneath, with the library's establishment year "A.D. 1883" at the top.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.25 x 3 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1033

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

3285 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1033

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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