• Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 77x115 mm. [motto:] UT AQUILA VERSUS COELUM / BOWDOIN COLLEGE LIBRARY / THE GIFT OF. Sun in splendor and Coat of arms. Escutcheon (Bowdoin impaling Bowdoin): Parted per pale, both sides azure (blue) a chevron or (gold) between three crested doves close proper. Crest: A swan proper with curbed neck. Motto: Ut aquila versus coelum (As an eagle towards the sky). The arms are those of Governor James Bowdoin.
  • 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