Hopson, William Fowler
Library of the New Haven Colony Historical Society
A pictorial bookplate on off white paper with black ink for the Library of the New Haven Colony Historical Society. There's a ship on the water covered by the N.H.C. crest. The image is framed in a unique shape with curled in ends. In the empty space there are books and a man sitting with his head in his hand resting on his knee. The top of the bookplate border says "Opposition is obedience to tyrants to God" and an image in the middle of a a rock and bushes. On the bottom of the bookplates border are Roman numerals "MDCXXXVIII MCM" which is 1638 and 1900.
Affixed on card stock
Date or Era
c. 20th Century
11.5 x 7 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
Image File Size
Image File Location
S:\Bookplates\Hopson, William Fowler\TIF Images\BA609.tif
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of a big ship at sea and a crest" (2024). Bookplates by William Fowler Hopson. Image 31.