Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Joseph C. Egbert

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate printed in black ink on white paper, displaying a stately home nestled in a wooded landscape. The scene sits below a shield adorned with symbols of medicine and academia, flanked by two birds. A banner with the Latin motto "PER ANGUSTA AD AUGUSTA" crowns the shield. The name "JOSEPH C. EGBERT M.D." is printed below the image, indicating the bookplate’s owner.

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

4.75 x 3 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1016

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

5083 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1016

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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