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Phillips Exeter Academy; Bequest of Mary Abbot Gorham Sawyer

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Phillips Exeter Academy. Heraldic/armorial-style, institutional gift bookplate featuring academy coat-of-arms (crest of found John Phillips) with Latin script that reads “Pia mente studeatur.” Loosely translated meaning reads “Devout studies.” Additional text reads “Bequest of Mary Abbot Gorham Sawyer, Granddaughter of Benjamin Abbot, Principal of The Phillips Exeter Academy, 1788-1838.”

~ Unknown, “Phillips Exeter Academy; Bequest of Mary Abbot Gorham Sawyer,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed April 13, 2021, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/1663.

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Title

Phillips Exeter Academy; Bequest of Mary Abbot Gorham Sawyer

Subject

Phillips Exeter Academy

Description

Phillips Exeter Academy. Heraldic/armorial-style, institutional gift bookplate featuring academy coat-of-arms (crest of found John Phillips) with Latin script that reads “Pia mente studeatur.” Loosely translated meaning reads “Devout studies.” Additional text reads “Bequest of Mary Abbot Gorham Sawyer, Granddaughter of Benjamin Abbot, Principal of The Phillips Exeter Academy, 1788-1838.”

Creator

Unknown

Source

The Helen Pearson Bookplate Collection

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections Dept.

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Type

Heraldic

Identifier

PPL-MS 1925.1
Album 3; 3 20 PEA Mary Abbot Sawyer

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Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

5”H x 4 and ½”W