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[Bookplate for Frederic William Howay]
[Bookplate for Frederic William Howay]
Title[Bookplate for Frederic William Howay]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionAt the top is a sea otter resting on the sand with a mountainous coast in the background. Below that within a shield-shaped frame is a picture of a sailing vessel with the title "SEA OTTER" on the stern. The shield is surrounded by various sea shells, with a banner displaying the bookplate text.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 8.3 x 12 cm
SubjectAnimals ; Ships
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesHoway, Frederic William
TypeStill Image
NotesHoway is well-known for his British Columbiana collection. He was involved in many historical associations in B.C. and Canada. He was a Judge in the County of New Westminster in the early 20th century. His fonds are held at the UBC Archives:
Access IdentifierBP GEN CAN P H693
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_CAN_P_H693
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN CAN P H693
Date Available2005-04-04
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:
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