James Hiram Graham and Mary Gloster Graham. Public Deposited

Shield with a bird [possibly heron, crane, or pelican] standing in profile on either side of it. The top left and bottom right of the shield contain three shells, while the top right and bottom left contain three flowers. Above the shield are a crown and knight's helmet. Above the helmet is an eagle on top of a prostrate bird [possibly heron, crane, or pelican]. On a decorative scroll above the eagle is the phrase "Ex Libris" and the word "Montrose" in quotations. On a scroll below the shield is the phrase "Reason contents me." The names "James Hiram & Mary Gloster Graham" are below the image. These elements are inside a decorate rectangular frame. Black ink. Signed Ainslie Hewett with two-digit year.

Item number
  • ULAL Graham, James Hiram
Creator role
  • bookplate designer
  • P4 - Commercial photogravure, rotogravure
People represented
Date original
  • 1930
  • lat
  • eng
Object type
  • 12.6 x 7 cm. bookplate. Folder: Bookplates - Graham, James Hiram, #114, in Ainslie Hewett (1880-1963) Collection, University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library.
Collection information
  • University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library
Rights statement
Ordering information
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