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Lowell, John, Jr., 1799-1836
Lowell, John, Jr., 1799-1836
OriginatorLowell, John, Jr., 1799-1836
EngraverAnnin & Smith
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions86x97 mm
OrientationPortrait
Bookplate Text[motto:] DEO DIRIGENTE CRESCENDUM EST / [motto:] OCCASIONEM COGNOSCE / [engraver's name:] A. S. & Co / JOHN LOWELL, JR.
DescriptionChippendale coat of arms. Eschutcheon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, parted per chief engrailed, upper part sable charged with a crescent; lower part or, a sinister hand couped holding three arrows point down; 2nd and 3rd, quarterly, parted per cross, a scallop shell in each quarter. Frame is topped by a monumental urn with banner bearing motto, 'Deo dirigente crescendum est'. Beneath the frame a larger banner with motto: Occasionem cognosce.
Note[1] Mottoes: Deo dirigente crescendum est = We must prosper, while God directs; Occasionem cognosce = Recognize the opportunity. [2] Signed in ms: F. C. Lowell.
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 Identifierexlibris1277.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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