[Shields] [art original].

Creator:
Tovey, J., active 1793, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink on wove paper ; sheet 26.7 x 22.6 cm
Notes:
Artist identified as Tovey in the Sotheby's catalogue description of the volume in which this drawing is bound.
Date based on publication date of the work in which this drawing is bound.
Formerly owned by Lindsay Fleming, Aldwick Grange, Bognor Regis, Sussex. Sold at Sotheby's (Lindsay Fleming sale), lot 144, to Pickering & Chatto for W.S. Lewis, 23 March 1972.
Mounted on page 404.1 in volume 2 of James Dallaway's interleaved, extra-illustrated copy of his: Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England. Gloucester : Printed by R. Raikes, for T. Cadell, London, 1793.
Title devised by curator.
Abstract:
Drawing of twenty armorial shields arranged in four rows, most of which have a single creature, object or symbol at center. The creatures depicted are two lions rampant, three lions passant, a griffin rampant, a fish, a greyhound, and an eagle; among the objects and symbols depicted are a helmet, three chalices, a fleur-de-lis, a Tudor rose, and a carbuncle.
Topics:
Escutcheons (Heraldry).
Topics:
Dallaway, James,--1763-1834--Ownership.
Fleming, Lindsay--Ownership.
Language:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Pen works--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England.
Call Number:
Quarto 142 793D
Orbis Record:
13688774
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36656
Citation:
J. Tovey, Shields. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16703581
PID:
digcoll:4679338