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Print - Bookplate of John & Kathleen Ogilvy
  • Bookplate of John & Kathleen Ogilvy
    Phillips Barrett, W.
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Bookplate of John & Kathleen Ogilvy

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1904 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips Barrett, W.

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Norman Meredith

  • Museum number:

    E.2048-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf A, box 114A

Physical description

Bookplate of John & Kathleen Ogilvy, inscribed with the engraver's initials and date 'Inv. W.P.B. 1904'. The plate features a large detached house with the inscription 'Home Is Home, Be It Ever So Homely' at the top, a border of roses around the edge and an open book displaying a portrait of someone in profile with a musical score in the bottom right hand corner.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1904 (made)

Artist/maker

Phillips Barrett, W.

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Inv. W.P.B. 1904

Home Is Home, Be It Ever So Homely

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in, Width: 3 in

Descriptive line

Engraved bookplate of John & Kathleen Ogilvy, signed and dated Inv. W.P.B. 1904.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Country house; Home

Categories

Prints; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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