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[Bookplate for George R. Maxwell]
[Bookplate for George R. Maxwell]
Title[Bookplate for George R. Maxwell]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionHeraldic bookplate. Two rampant stags support an argent shield. At the centre of the shield is a two-headed black eagle with its wings and legs spread and its heads turned to opposite sides. On the chest of the eagle is a square with a black X. "Reviresco" I flourish again.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 8.5 x 9.7 cm
Personal NamesMaxwell, George R.
TypeStill Image
NotesGeorge Ritchie Maxwell (1857-1902) was born in Scotland where he attended theological college and practiced as an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland. Maxwell and his wife immigrated to Canada in 1885 first settling in Québec and then in Vancouver. Maxwell served at the First Presbyterian Church between 1890 and 1896 before entering politics. Maxwell was a founding member of the Nationalist Party and in 1896 was elected to the House of Commons where he expressed interest in labour issues such as fair wages and unions. McDonald, Robert A. J. and Jeremy Mouat.
1) George R. Maxwell." Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 1901-1910 Volume XIII. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994. 1075-77.
Access IdentifierBP GEN CAN P M399
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_CAN_P_M399
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN CAN P M399
Date Available2006
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:
TranscriptGeorge R. Maxwell
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