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2006.44.756 (RS9860)

Description

Pen and ink sketch of a bookplate. At the top is a boar sitting between a scrolled pediment with a spear in its chest.

Details

Maker
Bridgman, Lewis Jesse, 1857-1931 (Artist)
Date
1900-1921
Inscriptions
"IN MEMORIAM / THE ENGLISH COLLECTION / of / EDWIN CORTLANDT BOLLES, D.D. L.L.D. / ELOQUENT AND BELOVED CHAPLAIN / PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN / HISTORY IN TUFTS COLLEGE 1900-1920 / TUFTS COLLEGE LIBRARY" (Text on front of bookplate.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
graphite pencils
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Bookplate
bookplates
graphite pencils
ink
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 x 10 1/16 x 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.756
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221091

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