Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Harvard College Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on cream paper. The central image is a portrait of a man in profile, surrounded by an ornate oval frame with decorative motifs that include flowers and foliage. Below the portrait, a banner includes the text "Harvard College Library From the Bequest of Edward Henry Hall Class of 1851." The bookplate is bordered by a rectangular frame with intricate designs on each corner.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5.25 x 3.75 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1039

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

5218 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1039

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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