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Bowdoin College.
Bowdoin College.
OriginatorBowdoin College.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions90x128 mm
Coverage-SpatialBrunswick (Me.)
Subject/IconographyBowdoin, James, 1794-1833
Bookplate TextBowdoin College. / [motto:] UT AQUILA VERSUS COELUM.
DescriptionSun in splendor and Coat of arms. Escutcheon (Bowdoin impaling Bowdoin): Parted per pale, both sides azure (blue) a chevron or (gold) between three crested doves close proper. Crest: A swan proper with curbed neck. Motto: Ut aquila versus coelum (As an eagle towards the sky)
NoteThe arms are those of Governor James Bowdoin.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0254.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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