25.2 x 16.3cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ! Noble families wanted everyone to know how important they were. As most people could not read, heraldry..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches). Mermaid, Reaper, God, Paw, Swan, Claw, Lion, Eagle, Deer, God, Dog and Crown This is an original sepia tinted steel engraving by Thomas Jack with illustrations that were used to create heraldic crests. Every symbol in a heraldic design has meaning, hence a system of vi..