• Creator
  • Sherborn, Charles William, 1831-1912
  • Created Date
  • 1894-1894
  • Description
  • Mixed (Pictorial/Armorial). Ownership. 86x115 mm. ROBERT DAY J.P. | F.S.A. M.R.I.A. | 1894 / CWS 1894 / EX LIBRIS / [on ribbon:] SIC ITUR AD ASTRA / [on open book:] Ex libris Album. Within an elaborate carved frame, a plaque with coat of arms. Escutcheon: per chevron or and azure, three mullets countercharged, over all, a crescent countercharged for difference. Crest: two hands conjoined proper fixed to a pair of wings, the dexter wings or cha... more
    Mixed (Pictorial/Armorial). Ownership. 86x115 mm. ROBERT DAY J.P. | F.S.A. M.R.I.A. | 1894 / CWS 1894 / EX LIBRIS / [on ribbon:] SIC ITUR AD ASTRA / [on open book:] Ex libris Album. Within an elaborate carved frame, a plaque with coat of arms. Escutcheon: per chevron or and azure, three mullets countercharged, over all, a crescent countercharged for difference. Crest: two hands conjoined proper fixed to a pair of wings, the dexter wings or charged with a mullet azure, sinister wings azure charged with crescent or. Motto: Sic itur ad astra (Thus you shall go to the stars). Frame: Half naked woman, a quill in one hand leans on a manuscript placed on the armorial plaque near a burning oil lamp; objects depicted from lower left, counterclockwise: compass, within which a pelican in her piety, an Irish harp, open "Ex libris album', medal, case of coins or medals, cornice piece, paintings. less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277