Still Image

Bookplate for Boscawen Public Library

1913 / Creator Unknown

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A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on ivory paper featuring a central image of a doorway with a round portico. The door appears to be part of a brick building, and is flanked by small bushes. Leading up to it is a brick pathway, and at the bottom of the path is a banner with the words "Public Library Town of Boscawen 1913." On the lower left is written Class, followed by a line for writing, and on the lower right is Number with a line for writing. On the back is a handwritten note indicating that the item was previously part of the Hovey Collection.

~ “Bookplate for Boscawen Public Library,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed July 13, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1853.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

Bookplate for Boscawen Public Library

Subject

Bookplates
Architecture in art

Description

A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on ivory paper featuring a central image of a doorway with a round portico. The door appears to be part of a brick building, and is flanked by small bushes. Leading up to it is a brick pathway, and at the bottom of the path is a banner with the words "Public Library Town of Boscawen 1913." On the lower left is written Class, followed by a line for writing, and on the lower right is Number with a line for writing. On the back is a handwritten note indicating that the item was previously part of the Hovey Collection.

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

1913

Contributor

Pearson, Helen (1870-1949)

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-MS: 1925.1.020

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

5”H x 3 and ½”W