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[Bookplate for Bateman by Orlando Jewitt]
[Bookplate for Bateman by Orlando Jewitt]
Title[Bookplate for Bateman by Orlando Jewitt]
CreatorJewitt, Orlando
Date Created[between 1850 and 1870?]
Sort Date1870
DescriptionThis bookplate consists of an or (gold) escutcheon, on which are three etoile topped crescents, two over one. There is also an additional smaller crescent located at the precise middle chief of the escutcheon. According to heraldic symbolism, the crescent represents the second son. On top of the shield is a helmet in profile, beaver open. Atop the helmet is a curved crest wreath and another etoile topped crescent. The crest also includes a vol (set of wings), erect, and mantling which pours down the sides of the shield. Below the shield is a banner containing the Latin motto. The image and text are framed by a thin single line border.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 8.2 x 10.4 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesBateman
TypeStill Image
NotesThe engraver of this bookplate is Orlando Jewitt, son of of well-known wood engraver, Thomas Orlando Sheldon Jewitt, who died in London in 1869. Orlando Jewitt was the brother of another bookplate engraver, Llewellyn Jewitt, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London.
1) Bateman, anon. found in the index of "The Artists & Engravers of British and American Bookplates" by H.W. Fincham (1897) and is listed under the bookplate artist O. Jewitt.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P B384
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_B384
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P B384
Date Available2007
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:
TranscriptSIDUS ADSIT AMICUM Bateman of Middleton Hall (by Youlgrave) in the County of Derby
TranslationLet my propitious star be present.
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