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[Bookplate for Martha Gold Morgan]
[Bookplate for Martha Gold Morgan]
Title[Bookplate for Martha Gold Morgan]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1999]
Sort Date1999
DescriptionIn black ink on textured paper. At the top of the bookplate, appears a small image of a lion's head, erased, crowned and charged on a straight wreath. The lion's head, set on a white coin above a scroll with the Morgan motto, is the traditional badge of the clan. Two flowers flank the lion motif and one appears centered below the bottom compartment. These designs are set on a background displaying the silhouette of a tree and wind-blown leaves. Morgan's name is written in large black print on white background.
Extent1 bookplate : wood engraving ; 9.9 x 12.5 cm
SubjectPlants ; Heraldry ; Trees
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesMorgan, Martha Gold
TypeStill Image
LanguageScottish Gaelic
NotesPossibly one of the nine children of T.S. Gold, one of the trustees and secretary of the Storrs Agricultural School at Mansfield, and Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, CT. The wife of either James or Colin Morgan, owners of the major department store chain Henry Morgan & Co., based in Montreal, Québec.
1) 'Clan Gregor.' Wikipedia. 22 Jan 2010. Web. Retrieved 1 Feb 2010 from:
2) 'Mrs. Martha Gold Morgan, Montreal, QC, 1914.' McCord Museum. Web. Retrieved 1 Feb 2010 from:
3) 'Theodore Sedgwick Gold.' All Biographies. Web. Retrieved 1 Feb 2009 from:
4) 'Welcome to Clan McGregor.' Clan McGregor Society. Feb 2009. Web. Retrieved Feb 1 2009 from:
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P M674
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_M674
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 M674
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:
TranslationRoyal is my race
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