'Portrait' (signed in pencil by the engraver) of William F. Hopson, 'famous bookplate engraver,' after a photograph

Title

'Portrait' (signed in pencil by the engraver) of William F. Hopson, 'famous bookplate engraver,' after a photograph

Subject

Hopson, William Fowler, 1849-1935

Description

An engraving done by John W. Evans of William F. Hopson. 

Evans was a master wood engraver and bookplate designer. 

Hopson was a famous bookplate designer whose work was shown at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Another of his famous works was a set of over two thousand engravings for a late-nineteenth-century edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.

Creator

Evans, John W., 1855-1943

Publisher

Lake Forest College

Date

1935

Rights

http://www.lakeforest.edu/library/archives/permission.php

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

Image

Citation

Evans, John W., 1855-1943, “'Portrait' (signed in pencil by the engraver) of William F. Hopson, 'famous bookplate engraver,' after a photograph,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed December 12, 2017, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/5831.

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