Still Image

Bookplate for Bay City Public Library

1925 / Frances Fitch

1_14_BayCityPL.jpg

A pictorial-style institutional bookplate in black ink on ivory paper with a multi-line border. The central image is of a landscape with trees and bushes in the foreground, and a sailing ship in the midground. In the background at the right is what appears to be a building with tall smokestacks from which smoke is rising. This image is framed in a circle surrounded by a black square. Beneath is the a rectangular border around the text "Bay City Public Library Established ~~1869." The text is flanked by two lit oil lamps with small scroll paintings above them.

~ Frances Fitch , “Bookplate for Bay City Public Library,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed June 20, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1859.

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Title

Bookplate for Bay City Public Library

Subject

Bookplates

Description

A pictorial-style institutional bookplate in black ink on ivory paper with a multi-line border. The central image is of a landscape with trees and bushes in the foreground, and a sailing ship in the midground. In the background at the right is what appears to be a building with tall smokestacks from which smoke is rising. This image is framed in a circle surrounded by a black square. Beneath is the a rectangular border around the text "Bay City Public Library Established ~~1869." The text is flanked by two lit oil lamps with small scroll paintings above them.

Creator

Frances Fitch

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

1925

Contributor

Pearson, Helen (1870-1949)

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-MS: 1925.1.014

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

4 and ¼”H x 3 and ¼”W