Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1794

GUSN

GUSN-18321

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Cunningham Family

Maker

John Coles Heraldry (Maker)

Dimensions

16.5 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.359.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)