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Published by Hodges, Figgis & Co. in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Seals (Numismatics) -- Ireland,
  • Ireland -- Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby E.C.R. Armstrong.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22899222M

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Irish Seal Matrices and Seals, by Mr. F. C. R. Arm strong, F.S.A., is an enlargement of a paper read before the Royal Irish Academy, and will prove very helpful to stutlents of iconography and heraldry. Light shelf wear, nearly as issued. Former owner's address label mounted inside back cover. Text in Irish. This travel diary is Cathal Ó Searcaigh's long-awaited first major prose work. The book describes the charismatic Donegal poet's travels through Nepal, and uncovers his growing love affair with the country and its : Paperback. The Rawlinson collection of seal matrices in the University of Oxford is the most important early collection of European seal matrices to survive. Created by Dr Richard Rawlinson () in the first half of the eighteenth century, it consists of matrices ranging in date from the 13th to the early 18th century. It includes the collection of seal matrices formed by Giovanni Andrea. Our research interests include medieval (and other) seals, seal-matrices, and documents as well as manuscripts proper. The integration of our multiple areas of expertise permits us to expect substantial results following the close examination of these materials.

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  This book will appeal to a wide variety of readers from those interested in collecting, Jacobitism, history of the early eighteenth century, the Grand Tour, antiquaries, and seals and seal matrices. This book has four introductory chapters which set the scene for the collecting of seal matrices, tell the life of Richard Rawlinson and Giovanni Pages: Introduction. A seal matrix is used for making an impression on a wax seal, to authenticate a document or to keep it closed. Some specialised matrices may be used for making impressions on lead seals, such as cloth seals (e.g. NFAHG-CB0). The earliest seal matrices on the PAS database date from the early-medieval period, but these are rare; most date from the 13th and 14th centuries. The earlier seal matrices often have an unpierced tab on the edge as in Cat. no's 1 and 2 but all the vesica shapes have a small pierced lug on the reverse (top) corner. The central design or device shows very little variation with most of those illustrated being based on the fleur-de-lis . Harbour seals look much like caterpillars doing this. Both of these have resident populations in Irish waters and breed along the Irish coastline. These two seal species are protected under both Irish and European legislation and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) have been designated for both species.