Still Image

Bookplate for Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown

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A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on white paper featuring a comedy mask. A black bird is perched above on a ribbon trailing from the mask. The central image is surrounded by a border in the style of a stone carving with spirals in the four corners. The name Thomas Bailey Aldrich is written across three sides of the border, and the bottom bears the phrase "His Mark."

~ “Bookplate for Thomas Bailey Aldrich,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed June 20, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1869.

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Title

Bookplate for Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Subject

Bookplates

Description

A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on white paper featuring a comedy mask. A black bird is perched above on a ribbon trailing from the mask. The central image is surrounded by a border in the style of a stone carving with spirals in the four corners. The name Thomas Bailey Aldrich is written across three sides of the border, and the bottom bears the phrase "His Mark."

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: 1925.1.004

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

3 and ½”H x 2 and 7/8”W