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[Bookplate for Frank Strowbridge and Elsie Strowbridge]
[Bookplate for Frank Strowbridge and Elsie Strowbridge]
Title[Bookplate for Frank Strowbridge and Elsie Strowbridge]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionIn black ink on white paper, a simple, decorative border runs around the edge of the bookplate. There is an image of a large white ship at sea, behind an ocean wave, in the top half of the bookplate. In the lower half is the text, which is separated from the image above by what looks to be a depiction of coil binding. There are faint ink smudges in the top left corner, one along the lower left edge, and a couple along the bottom of the bookplate. There are also a few faint marks across the text.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 8.4 x 13.5 cm
SubjectOceanography ; Ships
Personal NamesStrowbridge, Frank ; Strowbridge, Elsie
TypeStill Image
NotesThe owners and creator of the bookplate are unknown, although Frank Strowbridge may have been a sales representative of schoolbooks for Gage Learning Corporation. A copy of this bookplate can also be found in McGill University's Philippe Masson Ex Libris Collection.
1) Macskimming, Roy. The Perilous Trade: Book Publishing in Canada, 1946-2006. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2007.
2) Philippe Masson Ex Libris Collection.
Access IdentifierBP MUR SL P S776
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_SL_P_S776
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR SL P S776
Date Available2012
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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