Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Marjorie Edwards Dickensiana

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in dark sepia ink on white paper. A young girl with a sorrowful expression is sitting at a table with an older man. The gigrl is playing with a doll that is on the table and the old man is holding something in his hands while looking down at the ground. The illustration is framed in a decorative oval wreath with ribbon banners at the top. On the top of the frame there is a banner on the right with "MARJORIE" written, a small portrait of a man, and then another ribbon with "EDWARDS" inscribed. On the bottom of the frame "DICKENSIANA" is inscribed.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

6 x 4.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1182

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

482 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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