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University of California, Berkeley. Library.
University of California, Berkeley. Library.
OriginatorUniversity of California, Berkeley. Library.
DesignerWhelan, A.R.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions77x102 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialBerkeley (Calif.)
Subject/IconographySpreckels, Claus, 1828-1908
Bookplate TextUniversity of California / [artist's initials:] LK / [text:] Lux et Tenebris / Claus Spreckels Fund.
DescriptionBlack ink on beige paper. Contains a scholar in academic robes consulting a book in a library. Three female figures (one on the left side and two on the right) flank the central image. Two griffins at base of design, decorative border.
Note[1] Claus Spreckels was a sugar industry and railway executive. [2] Designer's name from John Starr Stewart's label
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: The Champlin press, 1915. page 57.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0085.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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