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[Bookplate for George Desbarats]
[Bookplate for George Desbarats]
Title[Bookplate for George Desbarats]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1880?]
Sort Date1880
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper. A slim, beaded border with curlicues in each corner surrounds the title of Desbarats private library. Above Desbarats' name "Madame" is handwritten in black ink. A blank number line is printed below the title with two handwritten entries.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 6.5 x 3.5 cm
SubjectPrivate libraries
Subject - GeographicQuébec (Province)
Personal NamesDesbarats, George
TypeStill Image
NotesGeorge Desbarats (5 April 1838 - 18 February 1893) was the publisher and founder of Canadian Illustrated News and the inventor of halftone photographs.
1) Georges-Édouard Desbarats. (n.d.). Retrieved December 11, 2015, from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P D473
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_D473
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 P D473
Date Available2016
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:
TranscriptEX LIBRIS Madame GEORGE DESBARATS. No.123.
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