• Created Date
  • 1896-1896
  • Description
  • Pictorial. Ownership. 90x115 mm. [on ribbons:] GREAT | IS | THE GIFT | THAT BRINGETH | KNOWLEDGE / [on book:] NON EST MORTVVS QVI SCIENTIAM VIVIFICAVIT | Ptomemaeus / [text:] THE JOHN CRERAR LIBRARY CHICAGO / 1894 / [artist's signature:] E. D. French sc. 1896. Portrait of John Crerar, open book with quote from Ptolemy, a small scroll, and other books on a shelf; thistles. Motto: Non est mortuus qui scientiam vivificavit = He has not died who h... more
    Pictorial. Ownership. 90x115 mm. [on ribbons:] GREAT | IS | THE GIFT | THAT BRINGETH | KNOWLEDGE / [on book:] NON EST MORTVVS QVI SCIENTIAM VIVIFICAVIT | Ptomemaeus / [text:] THE JOHN CRERAR LIBRARY CHICAGO / 1894 / [artist's signature:] E. D. French sc. 1896. Portrait of John Crerar, open book with quote from Ptolemy, a small scroll, and other books on a shelf; thistles. Motto: Non est mortuus qui scientiam vivificavit = He has not died who has given life to knowledge. 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