Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Marlborough Public Library

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper. It presents a heraldic shield with a black eagle displayed atop a pattern, framed within a decorative border. Above the shield, the text "THE HANNAH E. BIGELOW FUND" is inscribed. Below the shield, the words "MARLBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY" and "NO" are printed, indicating the bookplate's association with the library and its inventory system. The surrounding border features ornamental details and torch-like elements at the corners.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

3.75 x 2.5 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1043

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

2652 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1043

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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