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|Sir John & Lady Alice Chudderle |
This brass is located in Hinton St. George, Somerset, dates to circa 1475.The 2 figures are slightly turned towards each other, unlike earlier depictions which are full-face. John is wearing armour fashionable during the War of the Roses & Alice wears the butterfly headdress of the period. Rubbing is done in black on white marbled background.It is vacuum mounted, double matted, & has a wooden frame measuring 20" x 26".
|St, Michael |
Located at Hereford Cathedral, England, this plate is part of the canopy shaft of the brass which commemorates William Porter, Precentor and Canon, dating 1524
The rubbing is done in gold on black background, vacuum mounted on foamcore, matted and framed in gold wood measuring 12"x18"
|Margaret Peyton |
The brass commemorating Margaret Bernard Peyton is part of the large monument to Sir Thomas Peyton in which he is flanked by his 2 wives. It is located in Isleham, Cambridgeshire and dates to 1484. Margaret Bernard is his first wife and because of her fancy brocade dress is often referred to as the "Lace Lady"
This rubbing in gold on black is vacuum mounted on foamcore, matted and enclosed in a carved gold wooden frame measurinf 16"x36"
The Unicorn rubbing is from the foot of the brass to Sir Thomas Chaucer, son of Geoffrey Chaucer, at Ewelme, Oxfordshire. Unicorns were often used as symbols of purity.
Gold on black, the rubbing is vacuum mounted on foamcore, matted, enclosed in an aluminum frame measuring 12"x14"
|William Shakespeare |
This modern brass was commissioned in 1975 to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the 50th anniversary of the granting of its Royal Charter. It is designed from the likeness of an engraving by Droeshout, 1616, which appeared in the printed portfolio of Shakespeare's work.
The rubbing, black on white, is vacuum mounted on foamcore, matted, and enclosed in a black aluminum frame measuring 12"x18"
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