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 paper for William Mackenzie Webb. A young child is climbing a unique candle holder that is in the shape of a tree. The branches have candles at the end, flowers on the stem, and there are birds sitting and flying around the branch. At the bottom of the tree there is an open book with "ABC" written on the left page. On the right side of the book, there is a squirrel sitting on top of the book. Below the book the name "WILLIAM MACKENZIE WEBB" is written.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.5 x 2.75 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1167

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

248 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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