Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Farnsworth

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on sepia tinted paper for Farnsworth. It is a library room with a desk in front of a tall, arched window. On top of the bookshelves there are two head statues on each side. The room has a high ceiling and on the ceiling is a painting of two angels. Written on the front arch is "Ex-Libris" and the name "Farnsworth" is written at the bottom of the central image.

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

4.25 x 3 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1049

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

3337 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1049

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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