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Bookplate for John Percy Coleman Alden

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown

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A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on ivory paper featuring a scene of a three-masted sailing ship over an ocean with billowy clouds in the background. The scene is surrounded by a border that resembles an architectural pediment with columns along the sides and decorative ledges at the top and bottom. In a blank space along the bottom ledge is the name John Percy Coleman Alden.

~ “Bookplate for John Percy Coleman Alden,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed June 20, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1870.

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Title

Bookplate for John Percy Coleman Alden

Subject

Bookplates
Sailing ships in art

Description

A pictorial-style bookplate in black ink on ivory paper featuring a scene of a three-masted sailing ship over an ocean with billowy clouds in the background. The scene is surrounded by a border that resembles an architectural pediment with columns along the sides and decorative ledges at the top and bottom. In a blank space along the bottom ledge is the name John Percy Coleman Alden.

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: 1925.1.003

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Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

3 and ½”H x 2 and ¾”W