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[Bookplate for John Charles Alison Heriot]
[Bookplate for John Charles Alison Heriot]
Title[Bookplate for John Charles Alison Heriot]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionThis bookplate's design features an escutcheon, argent (silver), charged with three roses. Above the escutcheon is an esquire helmet charged with a dexter hand holding a wreath. Decorative floral surrounds the escutcheon with a banner containing bookplate motto.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 6.9 x 9 cm
SubjectPlants ; Heraldry
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesHeriot, John Charles Alison
TypeStill Image
NotesJohn Charles Alison Heriot, born in 1861 and died in 1928, was an architect in Montreal who also served as a militia captain. Heriot had a strong interest in his family history and heraldry, having published an article and a pamphlet on family members, and at one point he was the secretary of the heraldic committee of the Antiquarian and Numismatic Society of Montreal. The John Charles Alison Heriot fonds are located at the McCord Museum of Canadian History in Montreal.
1) Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University: Private Papers at McGill University. (1985). McGill University Archives, 3, 249. Retrieved June 18, 2009, from:, %20JOHN%20CHARLES%20ALISON
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P H475
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_H475
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 H475
Date Available2011
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:
TranslationSeek a strong spirit
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