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[Bookplate for Eliab Harvey]
[Bookplate for Eliab Harvey]
Title[Bookplate for Eliab Harvey]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionIn black ink, an oval escutcheon, or (gold), with a dancette chief, sable (black), containing three crescents, argent (silver). The crest is a dexter hand couped at the wrist and erected, floating above is an inverted crescent, argent. The Latin motto is found encircling the escutcheon on the bordure, argent. A wreath made of two laurel branches encapsulates the escutcheon. A banner, containing the German motto, is wrapped around the base of the wreath with the Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath hanging between it.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 6.5 x 9 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesHarvey, Eliab
TypeStill Image
NotesAdmiral Sir Eliab Harvey was born in Chigwell, Essex, England on December 5th, 1758 and died there on February 20th, 1830 at 71 years of age. He resided at Rolls Park with his wife Lady Louisa Nugent. During his career as an officer of the Royal Navy, he most notably fought in the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary War, the Napoleonic Wars, and with Admiral Lord Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar. As thanks from Parliament and Lord Collingwood, he received a gold medal, a sword of honour from the Patriotic Fund, and was promoted Rear-Admiral. He was later promoted Vice-Admiral and knighted Knight Commander in 1815. In 1819, he was promoted to the rank of Admiral. Harvey also spent three terms as a Member of Parliament. His sole surviving heir was Georgina Augusta Harvey who died on October 11, 1878.
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Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P H378
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_H378
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P H378
Date Available2008
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:
TranscriptTRIA JUNCTA IN UNO ICH DIEN Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey. B. 1758 ; KCB. 1815 D. 1830 - [Unidentifiable letter]. 13991.
TranslationThree joined in one. I serve.
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