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Allerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
Allerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
OriginatorAllerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions82x141 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialIllinois
Bookplate TextA Blessing on the Printers Art. Books are the Mentor of the Heart. The Burning Soul, the Burdened Mind, Alone in Books Companions find. / "J'espere Toujours" / Agnes Thompson Allerton.
DescriptionPotted plant; leafy border.
Note[1] Motto: J'espere toujours = I always hope. [2] Agnes was the 2nd wife of millionaire Samuel Waters Allerton (1828-1914) and stepmother to Robert Henry Allerton (1873-1964), a significant benefactor of the University of Illinois.
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 Identifierexlibris0605.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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