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New Orleans Public Library
New Orleans Public Library
OriginatorNew Orleans Public Library
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions64x114 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialNew Orleans (La.)
Bookplate Text[seal:] STATE OF LOUISIANA / THE / NEW ORLEANS / PUBLIC LIBRARY / Presented by / [artist's initials, name?] J T Germany
DescriptionArched centerpiece divided into 5 scenes from New Orleans history and repeats Louisiana seal found in upper left corner of plate. The seal: pelican in her piety and motto: Union Justice Confidence. On left margin a ribbon with text and a roundel inset portrait of Bienville. Below are books (titles on spine illegible).
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris1095.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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