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[Bookplate for Felix Carbray]
[Bookplate for Felix Carbray]
Title[Bookplate for Felix Carbray]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1899]
Sort Date1899
DescriptionThis bookplate consists of a an ornamental escutcheon, ermine (white powdered fur with black tufts), charged with a lion rampant, gules (red). The crest consists of a dexter helm, topped by a curved wreath and dexter cubit arm holding a sword. From either side of the crest extends elaborate mantling which flows down to the base of the shield where a banner is located, containing the Irish motto: "DIA A'S CEART." Translates to "God's Right" (as in His right to rule).
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 6.4 x 9.5 cm
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesCarbray, Felix
TypeStill Image
NotesFelix Carbray was the Consul of Portugal at the port of Québec, and Member of the Québec Legislature. He was born December 22, 1835 in Québec, and died December 20, 1907 in Québec. Speeches by Felix Carbray can be found in the UBC Library Catalogue. The bookplate owner's name has been outlined in pencil.
1) Prescott, Winward, "A List of Canadian Bookplates, " 1919.
2) Canadian Dictionary of Biography Online:
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P C373
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_C373
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR CAN P C373
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:
TranscriptDIA A'S CEART Felix Carbray.
TranslationGod's right
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