Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

William Mackenzie Webb

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on sepia tinted paper for William Mackenzie Webb. The young boy wearing a satchel is sitting on a high apple tree branch while eating an apple. The boy is looking down at another young child that is at the bottom of the tree. There are small books hanging on the ends of the other tree branches. Behind the boys head, "EX LIBRIS" is inscribed. Below the illustration there are books and apples on the ground under the name "WILLIAM MACKENZIE WEBB"

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English and Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.5 x 2.75 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1166

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

266 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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