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