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Bookplates: Business Cards of the Past?

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Update Date:
2014-07-17T14:04:44-05:00
Summary:
Guest blogger Katie Monroe examines this history of the bookplate, and finds inspiration in some original plates designed by artists. Lynd Ward bookplate with owl design, 194-. Lynd Ward bookplates, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Lynd Ward bookplates clockwise from top left: a young man reading, a man holding a book and a sheaf of wheat, a guitar player, a sower against a city background, all 194-. Lynd Ward bookplates, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. While looking over the Archives of American Art’s collection of Lynd Ward’s bookplates for the Journal’s article about his graphic work, it struck...
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