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George Washington bookplate photograph
Description: This image shows an illustration from the book "The Rise of the Book-Plate" by W.G. Bowdoin, published in 1901. The bookplate's Chippendale-style design includes an asymmetrical herald decorated with three stars and two bars. A bird figure sits atop a crown. Below the herald is a banner inscribed with the Latin motto"Exit acta probat" ("The result justifies the deed") and an ornate scroll-like space bearing the signature of George Washington. A caption underneath the bookplate reads: "Book-Plate of Washington." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06909
Subjects: Bookplates; Books; Bowdoin, W. G. (William Goodrich), 1860-1947; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Places: United States; Virginia