Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Charles and Veronica Weld-Blundell

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper for Charles and Veronica Weld-Blundell. There is a squirrel and a dragon sitting in front of a fireplace that has a shelf with books and pictures of birds on it. Hanging on the sides of the fireplace shelf are leaves, flowers, and acorns. The squirell is holding a round object and the dragon has glasses on and is holding a piece of paper. Underneath the illustration is a ribbon banner with a latin phrase "NIL SINE NUMINE" that translates to "nothing without the divine".

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

3.5 x 3.25 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1179

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

2024-02-19

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

239 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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