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Catalog Number 1999.10.3
Object Name Coat of Arms
Title City of Guelph Coat of Arms
Date circa 1980
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1985
Description Large white paper with Guelph's Coat of Arms on it. It is very colourful. the top has a lion with his tongue sticking out, wearing a crown on his head and holding an axe. He is standing atop a crown, with grass in it, which is situated atop a knight's helmet, which in turn is on top of a shield. The shield is white, has three red crowns on it (two at the top, one on the bottom) The middle has a white horse running, on a red background, bordered on top and bottom by green stripes. To the left of the shield is a man standing. He has his left hand on the shield. He is wearing breeches and tall boots, a white shirt and brown jacket which comes to his waist in the front and to his knees in th back. He has longish hair and is wearing a wide brimmed brown hat. There is a tree stump with an axe in it at his feet. To the right of the shield is a woman. She is barefooted and has her right hand on the shield. She is wearing a trojan helmet on her head, a white dress with blue cape overtop. The cape his held together by a gold pendant with red cross in the centre at her neck. In her left hand,she is holding a cornucopia, which extends down to the ground and has a multitude of fruits coming out of it. There is lots of grass and shrubbery on the ground. Surrounding all these things is a gold, white and red banner, flowing out of the crown beneath the lion and surrounding the rest of the objects. Beneath the picture is a long banner: "FAITH FIDELITY PROGRESS" It is written in red on a gold banner. Beneath this is "The Armorial Bearings and Supporters of the CITY OF GUELPH" In the bottom left corner: "College of Arms London". In the bottom right: "Windsor Herald of Arms" beneath a signature. There is a sticky border around the edge of the paper, like tape or glue.
Illustrations: Printed, Hand
Search Terms City of Guelph - Crest
City of Guelph
Subjects HISTORY - LOCAL
ARTS
GOVERNMENT - MUNICIPAL
Dimensions 26.975 cm w x 36.982 cm l