Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Boston Public Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on cream paper. It depicts a man's profile portrait within an arched frame adorned with floral and leaf patterns. Beneath the arch is a heart-shaped shield with a motto, resting on a stack of books. The text "Given by the Papyrus Club to the Boston Public Library in memory of John Boyle O'Reilly" is inscribed below.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5.125 x 3.5 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1035

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

4813 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1035

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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