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Book plate

  • Place of origin:

    Ecuador (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1935-37 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    London, Hugh Stanford F.S.A. M.A., born 1884 - died 1958 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Stephen Gaselee, K.C.M.G., C.B.E., F.S.A.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bookplate for the British Legation at Quito.

Place of Origin

Ecuador (probably, made)


1935-37 (made)


London, Hugh Stanford F.S.A. M.A., born 1884 - died 1958 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

process engraving


Height: 3.8125 in, Width: 2.5 in

Object history note

Hugh Stafford London was Minister Resident in Ecuador between 1935-1937, when these plates were designed by him.

Descriptive line

Hugh Stanford London. Bookplate for the library of the British Legation at Quito, Ecuador. 1935-37.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.


Printing ink


Process engraving


Books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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