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[Bookplate for Edward Murphy]
[Bookplate for Edward Murphy]
Title[Bookplate for Edward Murphy]
Date Created[between 1930 and 1969]
Sort Date1969
DescriptionBlazon is divided per quarter and per fess. Dexter chief and sinister base show a lion rampant on argent (silver) background. Sinister chief and dexter base show a lion rampant on gules (red). Fess shows three garbs over sable (black) background. Above the blazon is a straight wreath, charged with a lion rampant leaning on a garb. The motto is on a scroll below the blazon.
Extent1 bookplate : etching ; 6.2 x 4.2 cm
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesMurphy, Edward
TypeStill Image
NotesThe Honorable Edward Murphy (1818-1895) was born in Ireland and came to Montreal in 1824 with his parents. A successful businessman, Murphy founded the St. Patrick's Society (1834) and the Montreal City and District Savings Bank (1846). He joined the Senate in 1889 and served for 6 years. He was active in education and the temperance movement.
1) Community Newsletter of St. Patrick's Society. May 2006 19 (2): 7.
2) 'Hospitalis.' Latin Dictionary. University of Notre Dame. n.d. Accessed Feb 12 2010 from:
3) Murphy, The Hon. Edward. Library of Parliament: n.d.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P M8774
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_M8774
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 M8774
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:
TranscriptFORTIS ET HOS PITALIS.. Hon. Edward Murphy Montreal
TranslationStrong and hospitable.
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