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Gothic Revival & The Eglinton Tournament

Shield of The Earl of Craven

Description:

The Earl of Eglinton commissioned Samuel Pratt of No.47 Bond Street, London, to produce this shield and the others which would hang above the martial tents of the knights taking part in the Eglinton Tournament in 1839.

 

The Earl of Craven entered the lists as The Knight of the Griffen.

Dimensions:
46cm x 61cm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EAFB018
Creation Date:
1839
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council