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Ex-Libris American Antiquarian Society, Founded 1812

Unknown / J.B.J. Wilcox, Boston

1_6_AmerAntSoc.jpg

Elaborate Pictorial-style, institutional bookplate of library with window, desk and intricately detailed border. Inset into picture are three others, two portraits of former society Presidents and one rendering of an early antiquarian society building. Additional text around insets reads, “Nec Poterit Ferrum, Nec Edax Abolere VVetustas,” “Isaiah Thomas, Pres’t, 1812-1831,” and Stephen Salisbury, Pres’t, 1854-1884.”

~ J.B.J. Wilcox, Boston , “Ex-Libris American Antiquarian Society, Founded 1812,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed November 21, 2017, http://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1867.

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Title

Ex-Libris American Antiquarian Society, Founded 1812

Subject

American Antiquarian Society

Description

Elaborate Pictorial-style, institutional bookplate of library with window, desk and intricately detailed border. Inset into picture are three others, two portraits of former society Presidents and one rendering of an early antiquarian society building. Additional text around insets reads, “Nec Poterit Ferrum, Nec Edax Abolere VVetustas,” “Isaiah Thomas, Pres’t, 1812-1831,” and Stephen Salisbury, Pres’t, 1854-1884.”

Creator

J.B.J. Wilcox, Boston

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

Unknown

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Type

Pictorial

Identifier

PPL-MS 1925.1
Album 1; 1 6 Amer. Ant. Soc

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

5”H x 3 and ½”W