Brass Rubbing: Umphrey Tyndall


Thumbnail of Brass Rubbing: Umphrey Tyndall (1982.05.0142)

Detailed Images

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Brass Rubbing: Umphrey Tyndall   (1982.05.0142)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Kathleen H. Cairns.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 1614 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 253.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 77.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.7 cm
Weight 370 g
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
Manufacturing Processes Rubbing
Munsell Color Information White (N 9.5/ 90.0% R) Black (N 1.75/ 2.5% R) White (5Y 9/.5)

Research Remarks

Published Description

From the catalogue, An Exhbition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns. "Umphrey Tyndall, 1614, Doctor of Divinity, fourth dean of the Cathedral, master of Queens College, Cambridge. In academic cap and gown. INSCRIPTION: How long, O lord, how long. (rev. 6.10)"

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, December 7, 1969 through January 4, 1970. Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh. Catalog #9. 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.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

Share What You Know!

The Spurlock Museum actively seeks opportunities to improve what we know and record about our collections. If you have knowledge about this object, please get in touch with our Registration staff by using the form below. Please note that we cannot give appraisals, provide any information related to value, or authenticate artifacts.

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter comments you would like to share about the artifact.

All fields are required.