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Downes, Louis W., 1865-1953
Downes, Louis W., 1865-1953
OriginatorDownes, Louis W., 1865-1953
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeMixed (Textual/Armorial)
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions90x109 mm
Coverage-SpatialProvidence (R.I.)
Bookplate TextEx Libris / Louis W. Downes. / Anno
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon sable and or. Dexter, charged with stag lodged argent; Sinister a fess azure dividing three sheaves of wheat, 2 over one. Crest: pines (?) growing from a pot, mantled sinister.
NoteAccording to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Louis W. Downes "was the inventor of an of electrical fuse used in subway cars, and a founding partner of the D&W Fuse Company in Providence." Cf.
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 Identifierexlibris0373.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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