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[Bookplate for Henry Mott by J. E. H. MacDonald]
[Bookplate for Henry Mott by J. E. H. MacDonald]
Title[Bookplate for Henry Mott by J. E. H. MacDonald]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1999]
Sort Date1999
DescriptionBlack ink. Azure (blue) escutcheon charged with a argent (silver) crescent. Above the escutcheon is a straight wreath, an eight-point star and the originator's name. Below a waving banner displays the originator's Latin motto. All of the elements cited above are framed by a shield shaped border. Additionally, the paper is cut at skewed angles, causing the image to appear lopsided.
Extent1 bookplate : offset ; 3.2 x 3.4 cm
Personal NamesMott, Henry
TypeStill Image
NotesThe biography of Henry Mott is unknown, however, the crescent indicates that either he himself was the second son, or a direct ancestor on his paternal side (for whom the shield would have been designed) was a second son.
Access IdentifierBP MUR SL P M688
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_SL_P_M688
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR SL P M688
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:
TranslationI swoop down in order to rise up
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