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[Bookplate for Edmund F. Bourke by T. Welch]
[Bookplate for Edmund F. Bourke by T. Welch]
Title[Bookplate for Edmund F. Bourke by T. Welch]
CreatorWelch, T.
Date Created1820
Sort Date1820
DescriptionThis heraldic bookplate consists of an escutcheon quartered per cross. The dexter chief and sinister base sections contain a gules (red) cross on an or (gold) background. At the dexter chief of each cross is a lion rampant. The dexter base and sinister chief sections are each divided per pale, with an argent (silver) dexter side and a gules (red) sinister side. In the middle of these two sections is a lion rampant surrounded by three fleur-de-lis, two over one. Sitting atop the shield on a curved crest wreath is a cat guardant with leash. Below the shield is a banner containing the Latin motto.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 6 x 8.8 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesBourke, Edmund F.
TypeStill Image
NotesThere are what look to be initials, but the writing is difficult to make out.
1) Bourke, E. F. 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 T. Welch.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P B687
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_B687
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P B687
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:
TranscriptA CRUCE SALUS Edmund F. Bourke. By Welch.
TranslationSalvation from the cross.
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