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[Bookplate for McLean]
[Bookplate for McLean]
Title[Bookplate for McLean]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionIn black ink, though somewhat faded, this bookplate consists of an escutcheon divided quarterly, with a gules (red) bordure ; the first and fourth quadrants, argent (silver), are charged with two eagles heads addorsed, gules and erased above a mountain ; the second quadrant, argent, is charged with a dexter arm, gules, holding a cross crosslet fitchy, azure (blue) ; and the third quadrant, argent, is charged with a galley, sable (black), over a fish, azure and naiant (swimming fesswise). The escutcheon is crested by a dexter helmet, open and containing a lion head, topped by a curved wreath and two laurel branches, crossed. From either side of the helmet flows elaborate mantling. Below the escutcheon is a banner containing the Latin motto.
Extent1 bookplate : lithography ; 8.7 x 12 cm
Personal NamesMcLean
TypeStill Image
NotesThe location is likely Plantation, Ulster, Ireland, though this is difficult to verify due to the availability of only the surname or the originator.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P M354
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_M354
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P M354
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:
TranscriptFORTITER ET STRENUE McLean. Plantation.
TranslationBoldly and Strenuously
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