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Porter, Josephine E. S.
Porter, Josephine E. S.
OriginatorPorter, Josephine E. S.
DesignerHopson, William Fowler, 1849-1935
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions82x118 mm
Coverage-SpatialHartford (Conn.)
Bookplate TextPRAETERIT ENIM FIGURA HUJUS MUNDI / EX-LIBRIS / JOSEPHINE E. S. PORTER / [artist's name lower left of frame:] W. F. HOPSON / [engraver's (?) initials lower right of frame:] N. H. 1895
DescriptionElegantly dressed woman in gown with floral motif, a peacock in show by her side; elaborate oval frame with flowers surmounted by a parrot.
Note[1] Motto: "Praeterit enim figura huius mundi" = The fashion of this world passeth away (I Cor. 31) [2] Porter was a collector of books on costume
ReferencePratt 818 (sc01155)
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 Identifierexlibris0286.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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