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[Bookplate for Charles Gery Milnes]
[Bookplate for Charles Gery Milnes]
Title[Bookplate for Charles Gery Milnes]
Date Created[between 1800 and 1899]
Sort Date1899
DescriptionIn black ink, this bookplate consists of an escutcheon divided quarterly, and contains an inescutcheon at the fess point. The first and fourth quadrants of the escutcheon, azure (blue), contain a chevron, argent (silver), charged with three millrinds. The first quadrant differs from the fourth in that only two millrinds are visible, as one is covered by the inescutcheon, and it contains a canton at the dexter chief, or (gold), charged with a trefoil, sable (black). The second and third quadrants, gules (red), are charged with three lion heads, two over one, and contain a fess, argent and engrailed, charged with two escallopes, azure. The inescutcheon, gules, contains two bars, argent, charged with three mascles (open faced lozenge) each, gules ; and a canton at the dexter chief, or, charged with a roundlet, hurts (azure). The escutcheon's crest is a straight wreath, topped by a ducal coronet and an elephants head, dexter and erased, with tusks.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 6.5 x 9.4 cm
Subject - GeographicLincolnshire (England)
Personal NamesMilnes, Charles Gery
TypeStill Image
NotesCharles Gery Milnes, esq. of Beckingham Hall, Beckingham, in Lincolnshire. Born 1804, and died at age 51, November 6, 1855. He was the eldest son of John Milnes, esq. barrister-at-law, and a magistrate for the county.
1) The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, v. 198, January-June 1855. (Accessed through Google Book Search - 10 March 2008).
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P M556
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_M556
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P M556
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:
TranscriptCharles Gery Milnes.
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