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The Arms of the Empire and Nuremberg

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The Arms of the Empire and Nuremberg

16th century

Albrecht Dürer, German, (1471–1528)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut
State: First or second state
Bibliography: Bartsch 162; Joseph Meder 285 i or ii.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.11.4

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  • coats of arms - Use for devices that include the full display of armorial bearings: the escutcheon plus its adjuncts (helm, crest, mantling, motto, supporters). [November 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • heraldry - Field of knowledge dealing with coats of arms, including their depiction and use, determination of who is entitled to display them, the genealogy of families having coats of arms, and the maintenance and interpretation of heraldic records. [March 1995 alternate term added. April 1993 related term added. February 1993 scope note added.]

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