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[Bookplate for E. J. Hodgson]
[Bookplate for E. J. Hodgson]
Title[Bookplate for E. J. Hodgson]
Date Created[between 1865 and 1875?]
Sort Date1875
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper. The crest features a bird perched on a crest-wreath. The bird has elaborate head and tail feathers and is holding a leafy branch in its beak. Curling, leafy mantling surrounds the shield, which is divided per chevron engrailed. The top portion of the shield is argent with sable dots and charged with two trussed sable striped birds. The bottom portion of the shield is sable striped and is charged with a trussed argent bird with sable dots. Below the shield, the motto is printed on a ribbon with curling ends. The mottos is written in black, capitalized, sans serif font. The last s in "SPES" has been thickened by hand. Below the motto, the bookplate owner's name is printed in black, sentence case, stylized gothic font with curling spirals.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 6.2 x 9.2 cm
SubjectArmorial bookplates ; Birds ; Heraldry
Subject - GeographicCharlottetown (P.E.I.)
Personal NamesHodgson, E. J.
TypeStill Image
NotesThe motto on a bookplate is associated with George Wright Hodgson (1842-1885), the first reverend of St. Peter's Cathedral in Charlottetown, PEI.
1) Reliques of Ancient English Poetry - George Wright Hodgson. (n.d.). Retrieved 16 September 2017, from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P H347
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_H347
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Stanley Binder. BP MUR CAN P H347
Date Available2017-09-28
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:
TranscriptIN HOC SIGNO SPES MEA E.J. Hodgson.. swp/ Can.
TranslationIn this sign is my hope
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