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[Bookplate for Ellen A. Hoffman by Walter J. Phillips]
[Bookplate for Ellen A. Hoffman by Walter J. Phillips]
Title[Bookplate for Ellen A. Hoffman by Walter J. Phillips]
CreatorPhillips, Walter J.
Date Created1939
Sort Date1939
DescriptionThis wood-engraved bookplate's design is based from on a view near Lake Louise in Banff, Alberta. It features a running stream, grass, and trees. Bookplate image is surrounded by a stylized border, which features the grass of parnassus, which is also featured in the foreground of the scene. Bookplate is printed in black ink, on very thin paper.
Extent1 bookplate : wood engraving ; 9.6 x 13.3 cm
SubjectPlants ; Landscape drawings
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesHoffman, Ellen A.
TypeStill Image
NotesCanadian artist Walter J. Phillips (1884-1963) is most well known for his pioneering of the colour woodblock form, and he also produced numerous works in watercolours and etchings. Among many other places around the world, Phillips lived primarily in Canada, specifically in Winnipeg, Banff, and Victoria. His artwork often features scenes of the Canadian landscape, primarily of Western Canada and of its residents, along with First Nation subjects and scenes.
1) Boulet, Roger. The Tranquility and the Turbulence. Markham, Ontario: M.B. Loates Publishing Ltd, 1981.
2) Scott, Douglas Campbell. Walter J. Phillips. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P H644
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_H644
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR CAN P H644
Date Available2009
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:
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