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Date Created1898
Sort Date1898
DescriptionBlack ink on paper. This bookplate is surrounded by a simple border. It states "This Book Belongs to The Citizen's Public Library of Sydney C.B. 1898" which places the bookplate on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 8.8 x 6.3 cm
Subject - GeographicSydney (N.S.)
TypeStill Image
NotesThe city of Sydney is situated on the south end of Sydney Harbor on the eastern side of Cape Breton Island. It became an incorporated town in 1886 and a city in 1903.It received its name from Governor DesBarres between 1784-1785, and was named after the first Viscount Sydney, Hon. Thomas Townshend. It was the seat of the government when Cape Breton was a separate colony from 1784 to 1820. It was a popular town for shipping and installed a steel plant in 1901, resulting in a boom in population. Text is surrounded by a simple square border.
1) Public Archives of Nova Scotia (1967). "Place-Names and Places of Nova Scotia/with an introd. by Charles Bruce Fergusson". Halifax. Retrieved at
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I C585
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_C585
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN I C585
Date Available2015
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptThis Book is the property of The Citizens Public Library, of Sydney C.B. 1898.
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