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Gothic Revival & The Eglinton Tournament

Shield of The Marquess of Londonderry

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 Marquess of Londonderry was The Knight of the Tournament.

Dimensions:
57cm x 61.5cm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EAFB017
Creation Date:
1839
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council