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[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
Title[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
Date Created1907
Sort Date1907
DescriptionWoodblock print consisting of six separate bookplate designs. From left to right, top to bottom, designs consist of: two butterflies in flight ; a single lobster a cherry tree branch in bloom ; two birds in flight around three stocks of bamboo two figures fan dancing ; three monkeys in the 'hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil' poses. Each design has two Japanese characters at top right and bottom left.
Extent1 bookplate : woodcut ; 13.3 x 13.9 cm
SubjectAnimals ; Plants
Subject - GeographicJapan
Personal NamesStarr, Frederick
TypeStill Image
NotesThis print consists of 6 separate designs of bookplates created from one block. It is one of two uncut composite versions of other smaller Japanese bookplates collected by Frederick Starr.
Access IdentifierBP GEN JPN P U883u
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_JPN_P_U883u
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN JPN P U883u
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:
TranscriptStarr, Frederick Chicago, Illinois Japanese 1907. Starr, Frederick Chicago, Illinois Japanese 1907
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