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[Bookplate for Macdonald Bridges]
[Bookplate for Macdonald Bridges]
Title[Bookplate for Macdonald Bridges]
Date Created[between 1830 and 1869]
Sort Date1869
DescriptionThis bookplate consists of an argent escutcheon divided by a sable (black) cross. At the centre of the cross is a small lion's head. Atop the three-pointed shield is a small crest wreath on which rests a voyageur-type human figure, couped. Above the image is a banner containing the French motto. Below the shield is a tree, or bush, which grows up both sides of the shield, resembling heraldic mantling.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 6 x 8.5 cm
SubjectHeraldry ; Trees
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesBridges, Macdonald
TypeStill Image
NotesHamiltonian MacDonald Bridges married Rosalie Hill, a member of the Hill theatrical family from London, England who toured Upper Canada in the mid-1800s.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P B753
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_B753
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR CAN P B753
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:
TranscriptMAINTIEN LE DROIT Bridges. Macdonald
TranslationUphold the right.
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