Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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The Arms of the Empire and Nuremberg1521
Albrecht Dürer, German, (1471–1528)
- 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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