Leonard Smithers Colophon and Back Cover detail

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Title

Leonard Smithers Colophon and Back Cover detail

Subject

Effingham House, Arundel Street, Strand
London W.C.

Description

Publisher’s Colophon
The colophon is in portrait orientation, boxed in by a double-lined rectangular border. Plain banners run across the bottom and top of the image. Printed at the top is “LEONARD” [caps], and at the bottom is printed “SMITHERS” [caps]. The artwork centred in this frame depicts a man at the extreme left. He is in profile facing to the right. He is wearing a tunic that covers his chest but leaves his arm bare. In his hand he is holding a hatchet, although you can only see the handle and the bottom edge of the blade. He is poised to swing it forward or throw it. The man has shoulder length hair. On the right side of the image stands a tall plant with flame-like leaves. In the background is a brick wall, with a wooden door on which hangs a horseshoe. An opening on the right may be a window.

Creator

Aubrey Beardsley

Source

The Savoy, Volume 1, p. 174
The Savoy, Volume 2, Back Cover

Publisher

Leonard Smithers

Date

January, 1896

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

Source: Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections

Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities

Language

English

Type

colophon in a periodical

Identifier

SAVOYV1o_colophon_p174
SAVOYV1o_backcover
SAVOYV2o_backcover

Date Created

23 October 2018, JC
24 October 2018, ljk
19 November 2019 ljk