• Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 84x128 mm. ESSE QUAM VIDERI / Robert Show Sturgis / Susan Brimmer Sturgis / 1824-1900 / Charles Inches Sturgis / Margaret Noble Sturgis / 1900-. Oval escutcheon in carved frame; crest; ribbon with motto. Escutcheon: azure (blue) parted a chevron or (gold) charged with 3 crosses crosslet fitched, 2 over 1. Crest: talbot (dog) head or (gold) and coiled rope. Motto: "Esse quam videri" = To be rather than to seem.
  • 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