Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Vail Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper. It features a central oval portrait of a man with a three piece suit, framed by a circular pattern and set above a rectangular base. Below the portrait, a panel reads, "The American Telephone and Telegraph Company - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1912". Surrounding the portrait and base, there is an ornate array of geometric patterns and foliage. The top of the bookplate is inscribed with "VAIL LIBRARY".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5.5 x 3.75 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1042

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

5312 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1042

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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