Still Image

M.A. Ortiz

Unknown / Alberto Zanverdiani, Trieste, Italy

2_76_Ortiz2.jpg

Pictorial-style, original woodcut bookplate featuring a sailing ship with sun behind it and two swords serve as side borders. Additional text between the swords reads “Aprendo il mare fummo in cotal guise che nazion nessuna inanzi aperse.” The beginning translates to “opening the sea” in Italian. Marked Trieste-Italia.

~ Alberto Zanverdiani, Trieste, Italy, “M.A. Ortiz,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed September 21, 2018, http://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1695.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

M.A. Ortiz

Subject

Manuel A. Ortiz

Description

Pictorial-style, original woodcut bookplate featuring a sailing ship with sun behind it and two swords serve as side borders. Additional text between the swords reads “Aprendo il mare fummo in cotal guise che nazion nessuna inanzi aperse.” The beginning translates to “opening the sea” in Italian. Marked Trieste-Italia.

Creator

Alberto Zanverdiani, Trieste, Italy

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections Dept.

Date

Unknown

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Type

Pictorial

Identifier

PPL-MS 1925.1
Album 2; 2 76 Ortiz 2

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

6”H x 3 and ¾”W