[Arms with rainbow and caterpillars] [art original].

Creator:
Kirgate, Thomas, 1734-1810, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink on laid paper ; image 19 x 17 mm, on sheet 16.3 x 9.8 cm
Notes:
Date of production based on artist's death date.
Drawn in lower left corner of page 42 in Thomas Kirgate's extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. Fugitive pieces in verse and prose. [Twickenham] : Printed at Strawberry-Hill, 1758.
Formerly owned by Thomas Kirgate, with his manuscript notes in the volume; probably lot 349 in Kirgate's sale. Formerly owned by William Frederick, 9th Earl Waldegrave, with his armorial bookplate in the volume. Sold by Geoffrey Noel, 12th Earl Waldegrave, to W.S. Lewis, 1948.
Title devised by curator.
Unsigned; attribution to Thomas Kirgate from local catalog card.
Abstract:
Sketch of an armorial shield with three caterpillars on it, two at the top and one at the bottom. Running horizontally across the middle of the shield is a band with a human-faced sun at its center. To the right of the upper caterpillars is written "Catterpillars"; to the right of the band is written "Rainbow".
Topics:
Caterpillars.
Coats of arms.
Topics:
Kirgate, Thomas,--1734-1810--Ownership.
Waldegrave, Geoffrey Noel Waldegrave,--Earl,--1905---Ownership.
Waldegrave, William Frederick Waldegrave,--Earl,--1851-1930--Bookplate.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797.--Fugitive pieces in verse and prose.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--19th 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:
Fugitive pieces in verse and prose.
Call Number:
33 4 Copy 16
Orbis Record:
13759562
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36895
Citation:
Thomas Kirgate, Arms with Rainbow and Caterpillars. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704438
PID:
digcoll:4679414