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    • Ainslie Hewett.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Baby riding a fish framed by ornamental decorative elements including stars and other shapes. Below the baby and fish are the name "Ainslie Hewett" and the phrase "His Book." This bookplate was designed for the artist's first child, whose name was...
    • Alvah Kittredge Lawrie.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing a lion, two stars, and a loving-cup, which symbolizes friendliness. Below the shield is a scroll with text. The scroll contains the Latin phrase "Ingenio Innumerator Habe." Above the shield is a fox [or dog]. Above the animal is...
    • Anna Gilbert Cowan.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Oval shaped frame decorated with floral elements. An open book is at the base of the frame. The name "Anna Gilbert Cowan" and the phrase "Her Book" are in the center of the frame. Anna Gilbert Cowan was the second wife of Andrew Cowan (1841-1919),...
    • Anton Hellman.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Portrait of a man with a mustache in profile inside an oval frame. Inside the frame is the Latin phrase "Sunt Lachrymae Rerum." On the left is a torch with a snake wrapped around it. On the right is a scroll which continues above and below the...
    • Bertha Lizette Guntermann.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Ship with sails in the waves with a shining star in the background. Framing the ship is a circular border of decorative elements and stars. The text around the ship reads "All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." Below the image is the...
    • Betty French.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Bird sitting on a tree branch. An axe is at the base of the tree. The background is decorated with nature elements with fleur de lis at the top and base of the design. The name "Betty French" is above the tree image. The phrase "Il fault cultiver...
    • Big Painting VI.

    • Pop (fine arts styles); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Whilst clearly representing a critique of free expression, Lichtenstein's 'brushstrokes', like most of his other Pop works, had an exact comic-book source. They initially derived from a strip entitled 'The Painting' published in Charlton Comics'...
    • Bunnies.

    • Capitalist Realism; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "In subsequent paintings by Polke, deliberately inept versions of American Pop techniques ironically signaled West Germany's 'secondary' cultural/economic status vis-à-vis America. In his Rasterbilder works he subverted [Roy] Lichtenstein's...
    • Burch D. Huggins.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Profile of a male elf wearing oversized glasses and walking while carrying a large book. The image is framed by a circular inside a rectangle with decorative elements. Above the frame is a banner with the text "His Book." Above the banner is a...
    • Charles Haskell Morrow.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield featuring a knight's head with helmet in profile. The shield is framed by scroll with text and decorative flourishes. The scroll above the shield contains the phrase "Ex Libris." The name "Charles Haskell Morrow" is on the scrolls below the...
    • Crossing the Tigris.

    • War in art; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Atrocities; Soldiers in art; Sex crimes in art; Maps in art; Group work in art--Specimens; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Each book published in a limited edition of 60 numbered copies. / "A narrative in three books recounting soldier's stories from the Iraq War. This is a collaborative project between Jeffrey Morin, Caren Heft, and Brian Borchardt. The collaborators...
    • Cushman Quarrier.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Silhouette of a man sitting at a desk writing. A window is behind him. A floor lamp and corner of a bookshelf are next to him. Text panels are above and below the image. The top panel contains the phrase "His Book." At the bottom is the name...

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