Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Harvard College Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper. It presents a framed central section stating "FROM THE FUND IN MEMORY OF THE TWENTIETH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENT OF VOLUNTEER INFANTRY MDCCCLXI-V" with a decorative border featuring ropes and a wreath. At the bottom, a banner reads "BOOKS ON MILITARY HISTORY AND THE ART OF WAR". The top of the frame showcases the Harvard College Library seal with "VERITAS" on a ribbon, flanked by two laurel branches, above an eagle with outstretched wings, perched above crossed swords.

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 x 3 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1041

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

3839 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1041

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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