Still Image

Bookplate

Date Unknown / F. Bittner

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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 a great horned owl perched on an oak branch in front of the moon, with its head turned towards the viewer. Beneath is the text "'To who?' 'to who?' to me" and space to write the owner's name.

~ F. Bittner, “Bookplate,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed June 20, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1539.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

Bookplate

Subject

Bookplates
Animals in art

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 a great horned owl perched on an oak branch in front of the moon, with its head turned towards the viewer. Beneath is the text "'To who?' 'to who?' to me" and space to write the owner's name.

Creator

F. Bittner

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: 1925.1.330

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

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