Bookbinding for 'Biblia Innocentium'

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Designed by Phoebe Anna Traquair

Postcard of Bookbinding for 'Biblia Innocentium'.
© National Museums Scotland

Bookbinding for 'Biblia Innocentium'

This bookbinding of embossed morocco leather was produced for 'Biblia Innocentium', a volume of children's Bible stories. The cover was made by Phoebe Traquair in 1900.

The binding illustrates God creating the World in six days.

Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852-1936) was one of several remarkable women involved in the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Online ID: 000-100-083-258-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1989.193
Date: 1900
Dimensions: 40 mm H x 170 mm W x 122 mm Depth
What: Bookbinding
Who: Biblia Innocentium
Phoebe Traquair, London (Maker)
Where: England, London
Description: Bookbinding for Biblia Innocentium, by Phoebe Traquair, London, 1890
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