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Current Location:
Section 27 (VS) -> Middle Shelf (VS27)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 27; Middle Shelf

William Ludsthrope

Artwork
Identifier:
2019.58.28a
Credit:
Gift of Jane and Wally Ewing
Medium:
Paper, Board, Heelball
Date:
1970 – 1980
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 41" Width: 20" Depth: 1"
Description:
Paper on board, Heelball rubbing; Black wax on red mounting board. On the helm behind his head there is a dog and a crown. He has short hair and a clean shaven face
Historical Context:
Wax rubbing of the funerary brass of William Ludsthrope (d. 1454). The original brass is located in the Church of Northamptonshire in England. The large crown and dog that decorate the helmet behind his head are symbols from his family crest. The dog at his feet is either heraldic or a personal pet, it is unclear.