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Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
OriginatorCornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
DesignerLyon, Harriette Amsen
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Date1903
Dimensions62x128 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialMount Vernon (Iowa)
Subject/IconographyAestesian Literary Society (Cornell College)
Bookplate TextFROM THE AESTHESIAN LIBRARY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE / DAS EWIG WEIBLICHE | ZIEHT UNS HINAN / CORNELL COLLEGE / NUMBER / [artist's name:] HARRIETTE AMSDEN LYON 1903
DescriptionWoman in Renaissance gown reads a book outdoors.
Note[1] Cornell College's Aesthesian Literary Society for women was founded in 1870. [2] The motto: Das ewig Weibliche zieht us hinan = The eternal feminine draws us on (last line of Goethe's Faust)
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: Champlin, 1915. Page 82.
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 Identifierexlibris0981.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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