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    • Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection

    • Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Heraldic bookplates; Art, Gothic

    • The Ainslie Hewett Bookplate Collection features 104 bookplates designed by Louisville native (George) Ainslie Hewett between 1909 and 1951. The bookplates were created for notable Louisville residents, as well as for clients across the United...
    • Alvah Kittredge Lawrie.

    • Alvah Kittredge Lawrie.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield containing a lion, two stars, and a loving-cup, which symbolizes friendliness. Below the shield is a scroll with text. The scroll contains the Latin phrase "Ingenio Innumerator Habe." Above the shield is a fox [or dog]. Above the...
    • L. Amelia Coldewey.

    • L. Amelia Coldewey.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Louisville Free Public Library

    • Shield with a tower in the top half and a skull atop an open book in the bottom half. Above the shield is a knight's helmet facing forward. The shield is surrounded by ornamental flourishes inside a rectangular border. Inside the border and above...
    • Watson Barr McFerran.

    • Watson Barr McFerran.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield containing three crescents. Above the shield is a knight's helmet. On top of the helmet is dog or fox. The shield is framed by decorative flourishes and a scroll along the top. The scroll contains the phrase 'Sans Pasche." Below the...
    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield containing a heart with crown on top of it and three stars. Above the shield is a crown. The shield is framed by a circular border of a text and a scroll along the bottom with text. The text around the shield is "A good book is the best...
    • Frederic Lindley Morgan.

    • Frederic Lindley Morgan.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield at an angle with a lion on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet with a buck's head on top of it. Around the shield are decorative flourishes. There is a scroll at the top of the image and one below the shield. The scroll at the top...
    • Charles Haskell Morrow.

    • Charles Haskell Morrow.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield featuring a knight's head with helmet in profile. The shield is framed by scroll with text and decorative flourishes. The scroll above the shield contains the phrase "Ex Libris." The name "Charles Haskell Morrow" is on...
    • James Griffin Thompson.

    • James Griffin Thompson.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield featuring Greek text, a row of three flowers, and a cross. Below the shield is a scroll with the Latin phrase "Ut Prosin." Above the shield are a unicorn on the right and a large bird [possibly a griffin] on the left. Beyond the...
    • Mary Verhoeff.

    • Mary Verhoeff.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Decorative shield with a row of three birds on top and a fourth bird above a painter's palette on the bottom. Below the shield is an open book. The name "Mary Verhoeff" is below the book. Decorative torches are on either side of the...
    • Archie Bilicke.

    • Archie Bilicke.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Decorative shield featuring a knight reading a book on a horse. In the background is a castle. Above the shield is a knight's helmet. A book with text lies open near the base of the shield. The book contains the text "This is [ye] way to all...
    • Caroline Belknap Allen.

    • Caroline Belknap Allen.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Knight in armor astride a horse. Below the horse is a shield containing the name "Caroline Belknap Allen" and a cross. Caroline Allen was the daughter of William Burke Belknap (1811-1889), who founded what became Belknap Hardware &...
    • Elizabeth Powell Allen.

    • Elizabeth Powell Allen.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Four crusaders or musketeers sitting on a book's spine as though riding a horse. The first man waves a flag, the middle two men wave their swords, and the fourth man waves his hat. A feather sticks out of the book. Above the men is the phrase...
    • Victor Ellis Breeden.

    • Victor Ellis Breeden.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Man in ancient clothing with a walking stick climbs a mountain overgrown with ivy towards a castle or fortress. The design is surrounded by a decorative border. Within the design are six lines of scrolls with the text "One who never turned his...
    • Mabel Hitt Clover.

    • Mabel Hitt Clover.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Five brick steps surrounded by trees, grass, and flowers. The image is inside an oval within a decorative panel. Below the oval is the name "Mabel Hitt Clover." These elements are framed by an oval border. Green ink. Signed Ainslie Hewett...
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