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[Bookplate for Susie Maria Denton Massey]
[Bookplate for Susie Maria Denton Massey]
Title[Bookplate for Susie Maria Denton Massey]
Date Created[between 1888 and 1901]
Sort Date1901
DescriptionThe image of a large house sitting above a wooded riverbank is possibly that of Dentonia Park Farm, the estate and working farm that Hart Massey built for his wife Susie in 1889. Massey's name is flanked by two lions bearing shields.
Extent1 bookplate : woodcut ; 8.9 x 13.3 cm
SubjectArchitecture ; Landscape drawings
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesMassey, Susie Maria Denton
TypeStill Image
NotesSusie Maria Massey (nee Denton) married Walter Edward Hart Massey in Lowell, MA on the 11th of July 1888 ; together they had one son and three daughters. The Massey family made a fortune in farm equipment manufacturing and its members were active patrons of the arts, particularly music, in Toronto ; they created the Massey Foundation, built Toronto's Massey Music Hall, and constructed and endowed the University of Toronto's Massey College. Susie Massey died October 28th, 1901 at their family home, Dentonia Park Farm, in Ontario.
1) 'Dentonia Park Farm Historical Plaque.' Toronto's Historical Plaques. Alan L. Brown, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2009.
2) 'Massey.' The Canadian Encyclopedia/The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. The Historica Foundation, 2009. Web. 30 Nov. 2009.
3) 'Walter Edward Hart Massey.' Dictionary of Canadian Bibliography. Government of Canada, 27 June 2008. Web. 30 Nov. 2009.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P M377
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_M377
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR CAN P M377
Date Available2010
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:
TranscriptEX-LIBRIS SUSIE D. MASSEY. Dup.[?]
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