Contributed by Cary Memorial Library in Wayne
This bookplate illustrates the manner in which a person's initials can be used to create a bold, modern design. .
The designer's name, Sidney Hunt, appears in small letters, as does the date, 1926.
Elizabeth Mast Hyatt included this bookplate in a large collection she assembled during the 1920s and 1930s to honor famed opera and concert singer Annie Louise Cary (1841-1921). Hyatt was a summer resident of Wayne, Annie Louise Cary's birthplace.
In 1938 a library was built in the town and named the Cary Memorial Library. The bookplate collection became part of the library's collections.
About This Item
- Title: Ernest A. Bates bookplate, 1926
- Creator: Hunt, Sidney
- Creation Date: 1926
- Subject Date: 1926
- Town: Wayne
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 11.58 cm x 7.91 cm
- Local Code: B (Box)
- Collection: Bookplate collection
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Cary, Annie Louise, 1842-1921
- Bates, Ernest A.--Associated objects
- Authors, American
- Hunt, Sidney, 1896-1940--Associated objects
For more information about this item, contact:Cary Memorial Library in Wayne
17 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, ME 04284
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