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Bowdoin College. Library.
Bowdoin College. Library.
OriginatorBowdoin College. Library.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions77x115 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialBrunswick (Me.)
Subject/IconographyBowdoin, James, 1794-1833
Bookplate Text[motto:] UT AQUILA VERSUS COELUM / BOWDOIN COLLEGE LIBRARY / THE GIFT OF
DescriptionSun in splendor and Coat of arms. Escutcheon (Bowdoin impaling Bowdoin): Parted per pale, both sides azure (blue) a chevron or (gold) between three crested doves close proper. Crest: A swan proper with curbed neck. Motto: Ut aquila versus coelum (As an eagle towards the sky)
NoteThe arms are those of Governor James Bowdoin.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0790.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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