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Coat of Arms

Description

Watercolor coat of arms of the Cunningham Family in 1 1/2 in. black frame. At the top, a side-view of a blue and white bird rests above a side-view of a blue and gold helmet that rests above a crest w/ a large black and blue "Y" shape design.

Details

Maker
John Coles Heraldry (Maker)
Date
1794
Inscriptions
On the attachment on the back of the coat of arms is written: ""The Field is Pearl, a cross-pall Diamond; by/ the name of Cunningham. The Arms of the Most Noble/ and Peasant Lord William Cunningham. Earl of Glencarn?/ Lord Kilmarines & Governor of Dunbarton Castle./ Boston 2d. Sept. 1794.---/ A true copy from Heraldry---/ Attest John Coles Heraldry Painter.""
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
Cunningham Family
Dimensions
16.5 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.359.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18321

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