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[Bookplate for E. Rolfe by R. B. Hughes]
[Bookplate for E. Rolfe by R. B. Hughes]
Title[Bookplate for E. Rolfe by R. B. Hughes]
CreatorHughes, R. B.
Date Created1780
Sort Date1780
DescriptionIn black ink, this bookplate consists of an escutcheon, gyronny of eight pieces, or (gold) and argent (silver) and a chief, or. The chief is charged with three annulets. At the centre of the escutcheon is an inescutcheon, divided quarterly. The first quadrant is divided per pale, vert (green) and gules (red), and is charged with a fleur-de-lis. The second quadrant is divided per fess, dancetty, sable (black) and ermine (powdered white fur with black tufts) ; the upper sable half is charged with two escallopes on either side of a baron's coronet. The third quadrant, or, contains a fess checky, argent and azure (blue). The fourth quadrant, sable, is charged with a crescent. Above the escutcheon is a curved crest wreath and a garbe.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 6.3 x 8.9 cm
Subject - GeographicLondon (England)
Personal NamesRolfe, E.
TypeStill Image
NotesArtist's mark "Hughes Fecit" belongs to R. B. Hughes of London.
1) Under R. B. Hughes in H.W. Fitcham, "Artists and Engravers of British and American Bookplates, " 1897.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P R654
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_R654
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P R654
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:
TranscriptE. Rolfe, Heaeham Norfolk.
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