Brass Rubbing: John and Anne Lambard
|Artifact Identification||Brass Rubbing: John and Anne Lambard (1982.05.0023)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents|
|Artist/Maker||Kathleen H. Cairns.|
|Geographic Location||Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Hinxworth|
|Period/Date||Medieval, 1487 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||235.0 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||102.2 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.2 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.|
|Materials||Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment|
|Munsell Color Information||Deep Reddish Orange (7.5R 4/12) Moderate Yellowish Brown (10YR 4/4) Light Violet (10PB 5/6)|
From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns: "Hertfordshire, John Lambard, 1487. Citizen, Mercer of London and Alderman of London. In civil dress, fur-lined mantle with purse and rosary on a jewelled belt. His wife Amy in a butterfly headdress and fur-lined gown, sleeves end in deep cuffs over her hands. A pomander ball hangs from her gold belt. Four sons. The elder in clericals with miniver-trimmed almuce was rector of St. Leonards, Foster Lane, London. Two daughters. The shields are of the Mercer's Company and his merchant mark. MOUTH INSCRIPTION: I believe that I shall see the Lord."
Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Sufflok 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, October 20 through November 19. Catalog #32.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns|