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Sturgis, Robert Shaw; Sturgis, Susan Brimmer; Sturgis, Charles Inches; Sturgis, Margaret Noble.
Sturgis, Robert Shaw; Sturgis, Susan Brimmer; Sturgis, Charles Inches; Sturgis, Margaret Noble.
OriginatorSturgis, Robert Shaw; Sturgis, Susan Brimmer; Sturgis, Charles Inches; Sturgis, Margaret Noble.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions84x128 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialUnited States
Bookplate TextESSE QUAM VIDERI / Robert Show Sturgis / Susan Brimmer Sturgis / 1824-1900 / Charles Inches Sturgis / Margaret Noble Sturgis / 1900-
DescriptionOval escutcheon in carved frame; crest; ribbon with motto. Escutcheon: azure (blue) parted a chevron or (gold) charged with 3 crosses crosslet fitched, 2 over 1. Crest: talbot (dog) head or (gold) and coiled rope.
NoteMotto: "Esse quam videri" = To be rather than to seem.
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 Identifierexlibris0606.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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