George T. Plowman American Artist & Architect Ex Libris Etched Bookplate Designed By Himself
(Americana - Ephemera - Bookplate - George T. Plowman)

USA: George T. Plowman, 1900. F Etching with the name of George T. Plowman and his sigil printed in the plate, black on cream-white paper; not dated, circa 1900. Approx. 3 1/2" x 4" size; some light wear and dustiness; in very good condition. George Taylor Plowman (1869 - 1932) was an American architect & artist. Plowman worked on designs for the 1892 World's Columbian Exposition; Exhibit Designer, Paris World's Fair, Paris, France, 1900; Draftsman, Cass Gilbert, Architect, New York, NY, 1902; Superintendent, Saint Louis World's Fair, Saint Louis, MO, 1904; Supervising Architect for the University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1904-1909; Partner, Ratcliff and Plowman, Architects, Berkeley, CA, c. 1906-1907; Principal, George T. Plowman, Architect, Berkeley, CA, 1909-1911. Plowman associated with other Berkeley architects on various projects, such as the residence of architect, William C. Hays (1908). Plowman quit architecture and took up etching in 1911 and traveled to Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and France, assiduously sketching, studying Old Master prints, and producing etchings, as this bookplate. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25361)


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