Heraldic Design on New England Gravestones

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1973

GUSN

GUSN-169834

You can find this within

Description

Heraldry spread into America with the English settlers of the 17th century. But it wasn't until after the restoration that heraldry became truly popular; gravestones provide us with the best visible evidence of early American heraldic design. Loyd Grossman takes a look at some of these designs.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 215

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1973.064.234.004

Abstract

Heraldry spread into America with the English settlers of the 17th century. But it wasn't until after the restoration that heraldry became truly popular; gravestones provide us with the best visible evidence of early American heraldic design. Loyd Grossman takes a look at some of these designs.

Date Notes

Volume 64, Number 234 (Fall, 1973)

Full Article

PDF

Record Details

Originator

Loyd Grossman Loyd Grossman (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1973). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England