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  • Date:

    1908 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 10, box A

Physical description

Design for a bookplate decorated with a central sacred heart (with cross) inside foliate border (left half vines, right half olive branches).


1908 (made)


C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in capitals

'olive for peacemaking / vine for [illegible] and fertility / crown, self control / cross, self sacrifice'
Inscribed on the reverse


Height: 220 mm, Width: 115 mm

Descriptive line

Design for a book-plate.


Pen and ink

Subjects depicted

Heart; Cross; Foliage; Vines; Olive branch


Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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