Still Image

Bookplate

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown

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A pictorial-style bookplate in black and yellow ink on ivory paper. the central image is printed in black on a rectangle of yellow, featuring an image of an Egyptian boat on zigzag lines representing water. The boat has an elaborately patterned sail, with triangular patterns on the bow and stern, and below a kneeling figure who is holding a rudder. Under the zigzag lines are five fish facing right, and above the image are two rows of hieroglyphics. At the bottom of the bookplate is space where the owner's name could be written.

~ “Bookplate,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed May 29, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1538.

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Title

Bookplate

Subject

Bookplates

Description

A pictorial-style bookplate in black and yellow ink on ivory paper. the central image is printed in black on a rectangle of yellow, featuring an image of an Egyptian boat on zigzag lines representing water. The boat has an elaborately patterned sail, with triangular patterns on the bow and stern, and below a kneeling figure who is holding a rudder. Under the zigzag lines are five fish facing right, and above the image are two rows of hieroglyphics. At the bottom of the bookplate is space where the owner's name could be written.

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Contributor

Pearson, Helen (1870-1949)

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-MS: 1925.1.331

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

4 and 3/4"H x 3 and 1/2"W