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Title The eagle's nest / by S. E. Cartwright ; with three illustrations by William Rainey
Item Series Blackie's Juvenile Series
Collection Glasgow School of Art Library
Designer Talwin Morris (1865-1911)
Publisher Glasgow : Blackie & Son
Item Date Not Dated
Description Front cover by Talwin Morris. Scarlet cloth. To bottom centre, a butterfly blocked in gilt against a green ground and surrounded by a heart outlined in white. Green stems fall away to either side to run horizontally, before rising vertically into closed buds blocked in green. Other stems curve up and round, before terminating to top as further buds. Within the space they create to centre, a white butterfly in outline surrounding gilt serif italics, its tail finished with three elongated hearts blocked in gilt. Above, a squashed heart blocked in green. Blocked white circles scattered across ground behind. This design was exhibited at the influential Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Decorativa Moderna in Turin in 1902.
Signed Unsigned
Rights Owner Glasgow School of Art
Rights Status Available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/
 

 

 

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