Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Mary Gregory Storke

Signed

Yes

Description

A memorial bookplate in black ink on light sepia tinted paper. There is a tree with a sword as the trunk. The hedge of the tree is shaped to fit the circle structure of the illustration. On the left side of the tree trunk "IENE. SANS. NY EN" is written. On the right side of the tree trunk "VOYAGE LIEVRE EN PAIX GVERRE MONTAIGNE" is written. Starting on the left side in a curved sentence it states "LIBRARY TRUSTEE MARY GREGORY STORKE 1926-1937" and in the middle at the bottom "IN MEMORIAM" is written in a ribbon banner. Underneath the banner is another ribbon banner stating "GIFT OF"

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

3 x 3.25 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1200

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

196 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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