Ex Libris: Gleeson White

Ex Libris: Gleesson White

Charles Ricketts

1892–93; signed.

A complex design with a complicated history. The tree Igdrasil symbolizes the tree of life, or eternal renewal. The development of the image is unsure, and it may have been intended for another context.

Reproduced with permission from an original wood-engraved print held in the British Museum, London. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the British Museum, and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]