• Description
  • Mixed (Textual/Armorial). Ownership. 90x109 mm. Ex Libris / Louis W. Downes. / Anno. Coat of arms. Escutcheon sable and or. Dexter, charged with stag lodged argent; Sinister a fess azure dividing three sheaves of wheat, 2 over one. Crest: pines (?) growing from a pot, mantled sinister. According to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Louis W. Downes "was the inventor of an of electrical fuse used in subway cars, and a founding partner of the ... more
    Mixed (Textual/Armorial). Ownership. 90x109 mm. Ex Libris / Louis W. Downes. / Anno. Coat of arms. Escutcheon sable and or. Dexter, charged with stag lodged argent; Sinister a fess azure dividing three sheaves of wheat, 2 over one. Crest: pines (?) growing from a pot, mantled sinister. According to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Louis W. Downes "was the inventor of an of electrical fuse used in subway cars, and a founding partner of the D&W Fuse Company in Providence." Cf. http://www.rihs.org/mssinv/Mss860.htm. 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