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  • Creator: Hewett, Ainslie, 1880-1963 (bookplate designer)
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    • 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...
    • Ainslie Hewett.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Baby riding a fish framed by ornamental decorative elements including stars and other shapes. Below the baby and fish are the name "Ainslie Hewett" and the phrase "His Book." This bookplate was designed for the artist's first child, whose name was...
    • Alexander Mackenzie Watson.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Globe showing North America and South America. An anchor is behind the globe. An eagle is on top of the bird. A scroll with the Latin phrase "Semper Fidelis" is above the eagle. The name "Alexander Mackenzie Watson" is below the globe. Below the...
    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative panel featuring a young man in profile wearing a helmet with wings, a horn, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), two snakes wrapped around a staff with wings (caduceus), and a scroll with Greek text. At the base...
    • 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 animal is...
    • Ann Talbott Day.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Two elves putting books away. One elf stands on a stack of three books and hands a book up to an elf kneeling on a shelf with books. The phrase "Ex Libris" is at the top of the design. The name "Ann Talbot Day" is to the right of the elves. Ainslie...
    • Anna Gilbert Cowan.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Oval shaped frame decorated with floral elements. An open book is at the base of the frame. The name "Anna Gilbert Cowan" and the phrase "Her Book" are in the center of the frame. Anna Gilbert Cowan was the second wife of Andrew Cowan (1841-1919),...
    • Anton Hellman.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Portrait of a man with a mustache in profile inside an oval frame. Inside the frame is the Latin phrase "Sunt Lachrymae Rerum." On the left is a torch with a snake wrapped around it. On the right is a scroll which continues above and below the...
    • 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 good...
    • Arthur Milton Quisenberry.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Small man in coat with tails looking out of a telescope on the top of a tower. Above the image is the phrase "Ex Libris." Below the image is the name "Arthur Milton Quisenberry." The image and text are framed by a rectangular border. Black ink....
    • Arts Club Louisville.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative shield featuring a pegasus, a palette with paint brushes, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), and a pan flute or panpipe. Black ink with orange highlights. A scroll near the top of the shield has the text "The...
    • Beatrice Wilson.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative rectangular panel. At the top are two cherubs in silhouette holding a garland. The name "Beatrice Wilson" is in the center of the panel. Below the name is the phrase "Her Book." Beatrice Wilson was the sister-in-law of Ainslie Hewett....
    • Bertha Lizette Guntermann.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Ship with sails in the waves with a shining star in the background. Framing the ship is a circular border of decorative elements and stars. The text around the ship reads "All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." Below the image is the...
    • Betty French.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Bird sitting on a tree branch. An axe is at the base of the tree. The background is decorated with nature elements with fleur de lis at the top and base of the design. The name "Betty French" is above the tree image. The phrase "Il fault cultiver...
    • Bob Saenger.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Image of Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker." Above the image is the quotation "Thinking good is thanking god." Below the image are the name "Bob Saenger" and the phrase "Her Book." Brown ink. Signed AH with four-digit year.
    • Bookplate Association International.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Book Plate Association International
    • Wreath topped by an eagle behind a shield with the pattern of the American flag with thirteen stars and stripes. A torch is on either side of the eagle. The bottom of the wreath features an open book and a series of ten decorative shields or coats...
    • Breaux Collection, Southwestern Louisiana Institute.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning
    • Scalloped shield with a dragon on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the helmet is the phrase "Ex Libris." Below the design inside a rectangular frame is the text "Gustave Arvilien Breaux 1828-1910" and...
    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Dragon's head, small shield with text, and intricate ornamentation. A scroll with text runs across the center of the design. The text on the shield is "Never less alone than when alone." The scroll says "Bruno Alberts." Born in Louisville, Bruno...
    • Burch D. Huggins.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Profile of a male elf wearing oversized glasses and walking while carrying a large book. The image is framed by a circular inside a rectangle with decorative elements. Above the frame is a banner with the text "His Book." Above the banner is a...

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