Artist Robert Sargent Austin, English, 1895-1973
Title
  • Bookplate for the Prime Minister's Library
Date 1931
Medium engraving printed in black ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 × 5 1/2 inches (22.9 × 14 cm)
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 9 1/8 inches (29.5 × 23.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert Austin's daughters, Rachel Austin and Clare Calder
Accession Number 2012.218
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, bottom center: RSA
Inscriptions Inscribed, top center: LABORANTIBUS.PORTUS.ET | REFUGIUM.BIBLIOTHECA
Inscribed, lower center: PRIME MINISTER'S | LIBRARY
2012-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)