Saturday, January 23, 2010

New Orleans and Bookplates ( Part 2)


Elizabeth Goelet  Rogers designed the two plates shown above .She signed the Tulane plate with her married name Elizabeth Goelet Palfrey. She like many of the others mentioned today was an instructor at  Newcomb College.
The Morel sisters (Vera and May) were illustrators in New Orleans who also designed bookplates.Click on the images to enlarge .

Cynthia Pugh Littlejohn (1890-1950) was a Newcomb College graduate. The art pottery and the three bookplates shown above were designed by her.
Fannie Heaslip Lea was an American writer who also attended Newcomb. She lived and worked in several cities and the designer of her bookplate is not known at this time. For biographical information about her click on the link above.      

The bookplate for Elizabeth Buncombe Palfrey was designed by Sarah(Sadie) Agnes Estelle Irvine .She was an instructor at the Newcomb College Pottery from1906 to 1952
Her pottery shown to the right of her photo is lovely and expensive.

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