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Elwood, George May, 1844-1906
Elwood, George May, 1844-1906
OriginatorElwood, George May, 1844-1906
DesignerEllis, Harold M.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Date1898
Dimensions97x117 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialRochester (N.Y.)
Bookplate TextGEORGE MAY ELWOOD / [on medal:] FORTITUS PRO PATRIA / [motto:] FIDE ET SEDULITATE / EX LIBRIS / HE 98
DescriptionOn either side of a fruiting tree bearing armorial shield and motto (Fide et sedulitate = With faith and diligence) and two medals: two men in togas, one holding a magnifying glass, the other with scroll
NoteArtist's name from John Starr Stewart's label
ReferencePratt Institute Libraries, Special Collections 332 (sc00109)
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 Identifierexlibris0447.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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