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Description

Watercolor coat of arms of the Tucker family in a 1 1/2 in. black wood frame. At the top, a side-view of a lion's head rests above a side-view of a blue and gold helmet that rests above a crest w/ 3 black diamonds and a side-view of a white dog.

Details

Maker
John Coles Heraldry (Maker)
Date
1794
Inscriptions
There are 2 attachments on the back. The first reads: ""He beareth argent, on a Trees Gules, between/ three Diamonds Sable, a Talbut Passant ---/ Argent: by the name of Tucker./ Boston 2d. Sept. 1794./ A True Copy from Heraldry---/ Athest(?) John Coles Heraldry Painter."" The second attachment on the back reads: ""Who are you?/ A Tucker?/ The Romance of Your Name/ By Ruby Haskins Ellis/ Tucker"" [a summary of the origin of the name Tucker follows] At the end the following is written: ""Copyright, 1930, by N.Y. Evening Post, Inc.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Coat-of-Arms
coats of arms
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Tucker Family
Dimensions
16.375 x 12.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.359.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18320

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