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[Bookplate by William Walker Alexander]
[Bookplate by William Walker Alexander]
Title[Bookplate by William Walker Alexander]
CreatorAlexander, William Walker
Date Created1911-08
Sort Date1911-08
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper, depicting a satyr playing reed pipes in a field with some flowers, surrounded by wildlife (moose, rabbit, squirrel, beaver, birds). There is a forest and water nearby, and signs of human life (tent, canoe). Pictured within a circular frame, with ribbon and text, and a crow standing on a branch at the very top looking down.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 7.2 x 10.4 cm
SubjectNature ; Animals ; Pipes (Musical instruments)
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesAlexander, William Walker
TypeStill Image
NotesWilliam Walker Alexander was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1869. He was an illustrator, printmaker, etcher, and bookplate maker. He studied in the atelier of George A. Reid and attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia under Thomas Eakins. He was a founding member of the Art Student's League of Toronto
1) Burnaby Art Gallery (n.d.). Art Gallery Collection. Retrieved from, %20William%20Walker%22&p=1&ps=18
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P A4499c
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_A4499c
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Howard Binder. BP MUR CAN P A4499c
Date Available2019-04-23
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptMy Book William Walker Alexander Will. W Alexander Aug 1911
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