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Title [Coat of arms: Fridericus Elector Palatinis]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date c.1605
Id Number Current Accession F.23
Id Number Current Repository 1208
Inscription T.E.B.. no."5767" (label). Inscribed in ink ´Fridericus Elector Palatinis etc.´ and ´RMH NDW´.
Location Creation Site Germany
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Measurements Dimensions 155 x 185 mm
Material Ink, paint on paper.
Notes Mounted. Arms of Frederick, Elector of the Palatinate. The Palatinate was a territory under the jurisdiction of a Count Palatine (under medieval feudal-type laws); the Count Palatine having local authority that elsewhere belongs only to a sovereign (deriving from the Latin 'palatinus' - meaning 'of the palace').
This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Coat of arms, lion, knights helmet and shields (decorated with diamonds, lions and an orb); floriate decoration. (Crest surmounted by a lion, surrounded by brightly coloured strapwork and scroll border.)
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art



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