Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Bookplate Sir Henry Alllen Johnson Bart. K.W.
Sir Henry Alllen Johnson Bart. K.W.
19th century armorial bookplate, with shields accollé of Johnson and Johnson impaling Philipse, and soldiers as supporters. F.16535.
1785-1860. A student of Christ Church, Oxford, he was tutor at Bath to the prince of Orange, and, having received a commission in the 81st regiment, accompanied him as aide-de-camp to the Peninsula, where he served under Wellington. He m.1818 Charlotte Elizabeth (d. 21 Feb 1883) dau of Frederick Philipse of Philipseburg, New York.
Dimensions of paper: 87x76mm.
Condition: Very Good.
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