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Allerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
Allerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
OriginatorAllerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions82x141 mm
Bookplate TextA Blessing on the Printers Art. Books are the Mentor of the Heart. The Burning Soul, the Burdened Mind, Alone in Books Companions find. / "J'espere Toujours" / Agnes Thompson Allerton.
DescriptionPotted plant; leafy border.
Note[1] Motto: J'espere toujours = I always hope. [2] Agnes was the 2nd wife of millionaire Samuel Waters Allerton (1828-1914) and stepmother to Robert Henry Allerton (1873-1964), a significant benefactor of the University of Illinois.
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 Identifierexlibris0605.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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