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[Bookplate for Holford Walker]
[Bookplate for Holford Walker]
Title[Bookplate for Holford Walker]
Date Created[between 1870 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionPictured in black ink on white paper, is a bird close enclosed within a serpent ouroboros on a crest wreath with mantling extending from it, above a shield argent (silver) ; a bordure, argent ; with eleven quaterings.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 8.3 x 10.7 cm
Subject - GeographicCanada
Personal NamesWalker, Holford
TypeStill Image
NotesAllan Holford Walker (1846-1933) was born in Barrie, Ontario. He graduated from the medical program at Queen's University in Kingston in 1867 and eventually became a specialist in gynaecology and women's health. After graduation he moved to Dundas, Ontario, where he practiced for 20 years. In 1873 he married Annie Rolph of Dundas. In 1887, Dr. Walker opened a private hospital in Hamilton devoted to the treatment of women, and in 1888, he moved his practice to Toronto where he opened Rotherham House, a private hospital located on Isabella Street. Another copy of this bookplate can be found in the Phillipe Masson Ex Libris Collection at the University of McGill.
1) 'Dr. A. Holford Walker.' The Osler Library Prints Collection. Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University. Retrieved 15 March 2012
2) 'Holford Walker, M.D.' The Canadian Album: Men of Canada. Ed. William Cochrane. Brantford: Bradley, Garretson & Co., 1891. 116. Retrieved 15 March 2012
3) 'The Weir Mitchell Sanatorium.' The Montreal Medical Journal 17:2 (1888): 151.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P W355
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_W355
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 W355
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:
TranscriptJUNCTI VALEMUS. Holford Walker MD.
TranslationBeing joined we are powerful
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