Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1794

GUSN

GUSN-18320

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

Descriptive Terms

coats of arms
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
coats of arms
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Coat-of-Arms
PICTURE

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Tucker Family

Maker

John Coles Heraldry (Maker)

Dimensions

16.375 x 12.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.359.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)