Item #134408 Three bookplates by Fred C. Britton. Frederick Christian BRITTON.
BRITTON, Frederick Christian

Three bookplates by Fred C. Britton

The plates are for Lucy Birks (Peake 492), George H. Harris (Peake 2378), and Norman McDougall (Peake 3560). External dimensions 132 × 106 mm, 108 × 61 mm, and 115 × 95 mm, respectively; the Birks plate has two light corner creases; the Harris plate has a few tiny marks; overall, in excellent condition. London-born Frederick Christian Britton (1889-1931) arrived in South Australia in 1910. He was an artist and arts educator, not least the first principal of the Adelaide School of Arts.

Provenance: H.B. (Harry) Muir (1909-1992), bookseller, publisher and bookplate collector; by descent. [3 items].

Item #134408

Price (AUD): $200.00