Shoppee, Charles John (1824 -1897)

Charles John Chapuys, who had adapted the name Shoppee by 1758, when John Shoppee married Frances Munden at St Luke's Church, Chelsea, was descended from a noble French family. An architect and surveyor by profession, he owned a considerable collection of bookplates, and was a member and Vice President of the Ex libris Society. He was a Deputy Governor of the French Protestant Hospital (La Providence). In addition to printed bookplates, he sometimes painted his own on vellum in colours.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Shoppee, Charles John (1824 - 1897) (Stamp 1) Title: Shoppee, Charles John (1824 - 1897) (Stamp 1)
Arms: A chevron between in chief two roses and in base a lion rampant
Crest: A cubit arm erect habited holding an anchor in fess
Motto: Spe
Helmet: Esquire
Dimensions (height x width): 74mm x 75mm
Heraldic Charges: anchor, Heraldic Charges: arm, Heraldic Charges: chevron between, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: roses (2)
Shoppee, Charles John (1824 - 1897) (Stamp 2) Title: Shoppee, Charles John (1824 - 1897) (Stamp 2)
Dimensions (height x width): 22mm x 17mm
Monogram: C I S