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[Bookplate for Hilda Shibley]
[Bookplate for Hilda Shibley]
Title[Bookplate for Hilda Shibley]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1969]
Sort Date1969
DescriptionPrinted in black ink on white paper, the words 'EX LIBRIS' appear at the top of the bookplate, below which sits a winged stag facing left or a stag sitting on a winged cloud. Below the stag appear the words HILDA / SHIBLEY.'.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 5.7 x 10.1 cm
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesShibley, Hilda
TypeStill Image
NotesThe owner is possibly Hilda Shibley (1896-?) of Haileybury (what is now the city of Temiskaming Shores in Northeastern Ontario), the daughter of John Herchmer (1871-1928) and Margaret Kingston (1869-1957). The winged stag or cerf volant appeared as part of the royal badge of Charles V (1364-80) and Charles VII (1422-61) of France.
1) (1997-2011). Hilda Shibley (1896 - ). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from
2) (1997-2011). John Herchimer Shibley (1867-1928). Retrieved December 12, 2011, from
3) Bath, M. (1987). Imperial "renovatio" symbolism in the "très riches heures". Simiolus, 17(1), 5-22.
4) Heraldica. (1995-2003). The Arms of France. Retrieved December 12, 2011, from
5) Wikipedia. (2011). Temiskaming Shores. Retrieved December 12, 2011, from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P S553
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_S553
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 S553
Date Available2012
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:
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