I have been sent a copy of a book-plate by Peter Reynolds ( Peter Reynolds books) of a Daniel Frazer which was in a book published in 1846. The Arms of Fraser of Lovat but without the crowns in the 2nd & 3rd quarters:
2 January 2011
11 September 2009
Whilst watching a recent episode of the BBC’s “Waking the Dead” I noticed some heraldic stained glass in one scene. Using the marvellous BBC iPlayer I managed to get this screenshot;
The story line has the location as a convent in Ireland. However, I dare say the BBC’s location budget puts the building a bit closer to London.
Now to identify the five sets of Arms and the building.
|Window – L to R||Blazon||Armiger|
|1||Argent two bars wavy between three eagles displayed Azure||.|
|4||Gules two chevron(el)s Argent||.|
|5||Argent three mullets Azure within a bordure Sable||.|
A request for assistance from Mark Aronson, Chief Conservator of Paintings, at the Yale Center of British Art. One of the pictures on display in their current exhibition – Seascapes: Paintings and Watercolors from the U Collection is;
Adam Silo (ca. 1674–1772), Dutch shipping off the Low Countries, 18th century, oil on panel
On the back is a seal they would like help in identifying.