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[Bookplate for Henry Forbes Angus by Jack Macdonald]
[Bookplate for Henry Forbes Angus by Jack Macdonald]
Title[Bookplate for Henry Forbes Angus by Jack Macdonald]
CreatorMacdonald, Jack
Date Created1929
Sort Date1929
DescriptionAn art nouveau, pictorial bookplate using black ink on ivory paper. In the background is a sun with four series of rays alternating black and white. In front of the sun is a left hand holding a quarter-bound book with a floral statue on the cover (consisting of a circle of leaves encircling three white flowers with black centres, which are on top of a trunk). At both the dexter and sinister corners are black squares ; in the dexter square are the initials J / M.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 7.9 x 11 cm
SubjectBooks ; Plants
Subject - GeographicVancouver (B.C.)
Personal NamesAngus, Henry Forbes
TypeStill Image
NotesHenry Forbes Angus (1891-1991) was a lawyer, professor at UBC (1919-59) and the first dean of UBC's Faculty of Graduate Studies (1949). The Angus Family Fonds are in the UBC Archives.
Access IdentifierBP GEN CAN P A549
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_CAN_P_A549
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN CAN P A549
Date Available2005-01-31
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:
TranscriptHENRY FORBES ANGUS EX LIBRIS 'Monumentum Aere Perennius'. by Jack Macdonald.
TranslationEnduring memorial
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