Artist/Designer

Smith, Sidney Lawton

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Commissioned for

Harry Alfred Fowler

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper, showcasing a bold, darkly inked decorative border with intricate interlaced patterns surrounding the words "Ex-libris Harry Alfred Fowler." The symmetrical design is reminiscent of medieval or Celtic styles. "S.L.S.," placed at the bottom, dated 1899.

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 x 3 in

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1020

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

5275 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith, Sidney Lawton\TIF Images\BA1020

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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