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GLAHA 53022: Design for a bookplate for John Edwards c.1896 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 53022
Design for a bookplate for John Edwards c.1896
(line block)

DES MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933)


Materials:
black ink on white paper
Dimensions:
11.4 x 8.5
Frame:
RH
Marks:
s. b.l. "MARGT. MACDONALD. INVT. et. DELT."
References:
Notes:
The bookplate shows the stylisation of form and use of symmetry which were characteristic of the "Spook School" designs by the Macdonald sisters and J. Herbert McNair in the 1890s. John Edwards has not been identified. See also GLAHA 41547, GLAHA 53023, GLAHA 53024.
Keywords:
DESIGN : EDWARDS, JOHN : BOOKPLATE : GRAPHICS : CRM ONLINE :

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