Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Clara Alwood Fitts

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on white paper. An angel with wings and a star halo is drawing at a desk. On the desk there is a vase with flowers, an ink pot, and a pallette. Above the illustration "Clara & Atwood Fitts" is written. Below the desk "Sancta Francesca" is written and below that "Romana ora pro nobis" is written, which translates to "the Roman coast for us." At the bottom of the illustration there is a candle on the right and left side that is connected by a garland of flowers. There is a candlestick rotary telephone base on the left side of the illustration and the cord is leading down to the bottom right of the illustration where the talking piece is.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.75 x 2.75 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1183

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

319 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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