Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Carlely Webb

Signed

No

Description

A pictorial bookplate in sepia ink on light sepia paper for Carl Ely Webb. A young boy is reading a book on a small ship that is on a small patch of water. The sails are tied up and the name "CARL ELY WEBB" is inscribed on the side of the boat. Written in a white box at the bottom of the waves is "HIS BOOK". There is an owl sitting on a book on the other side of the boat, holding an oar in the water.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5 x 3.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1165

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

359 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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