Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

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Credits

Artists’ Copyrights & Terms Of Use

This collection includes elements created by many different people, some specifically for this edition and some as part of other projects.

Each page containing third-party material identifies the source and original illustrator, if known, and more information about these sources is provided on this and the following pages.

Some items are drawn from historical works which were never copyrighted, or whose term of copyright has since expired. Those items are in the public domain and may be adapted and used freely.

For all other material, the original creators each retain their copyright in the individual elements contained herein, but have agreed to share them under terms that allow their free use within the Society for Creative Anachronism.

This means that you may trace, copy, modify, combine, and otherwise use any of these elements to submit armory registrations, for heraldic display, or for any other non-commercial purposes related to the SCA, for free, without requesting individual permission to do so.

No attribution is required for heraldic or artistic use of individual elements from this collection within the SCA, meaning you may use these elements without a need to credit the original artists (although that is always welcome).

For commercial or non-SCA use of these images, you must review the terms of the source material or contact the creators of the elements you wish to use for permission, as a few sources require attribution for use outside of the SCA, require relicensing of derivative works, or limit their work’s use in commercial contexts.

If you distribute portions of this book, or incorporate this material into another reference work, you must acknowledge the source(s) and allow others to share the resulting material under the same terms.

Book of Traceable Heraldic Art

Digital illustration and layout of this collection was performed by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin, Seahorse Pursuivant of the Crown Province of Østgarđr.

Content, design, and illustrations not specifically credited to others are © 2016–2018 Matthew Simon Ryan Cavalletto.

Illustrations with a named artist but no identified source work were contributed to this project by their creators, who retain their copyrights.

Artists include Alexandre Saint Pierre, Bróccín MacIvyr, Daya Speyerin, Jon Chesey, Kryss Kostarev, Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin, Þórý Veðardóttir, and Vémundr Syvursson.

This book and those illustrations, unless specified, are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license. No attribution is required for heraldic or artistic use by members of the SCA. Other uses, including commercial, are allowed with appropriate credit, or contact the author for permission to use elements without attribution.

Some individual item pages note that their contents are covered by a Non-Commercial CC license (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). For commercial use of those items, contact the artists directly for permission.

Thank you to each of the artists who contributed work to this collection. A special thanks to Þórý Veðardóttir for recruiting me to work on this project and providing feedback throughout the process.

Many thanks to the heralds of the SCA for the years of research and the reference material which informed this work. Notable among these is Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme, creator of the Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry, or “PicDic”, a truly invaluable resource.

Particular thanks for the helpful feedback received from Beatrice Domenici della Campana, Kryss Kostarev, Yehuda ben Moshe, Tanczos Istvan, and the members of the SCA Heraldry Chat group on Facebook. My appreciation to folks who have contacted me with corrections, including Basil Dragonstrike, Konrad Mailander, Michael Gerard Curtememoire, Amy Hanson, and Alexandre Saint Pierre.

Pennsic Traceable Art

Third edition. Created by the volunteers of the art tent at Pennsic Heralds’ Point.

Compiled and edited by Ailis Linne. © 2004–2007 Erin E Childs.

Permission was granted by the editor to include, update, redraw and distribute the PTA images as part of this project.

Artists include THL Roana d’Evreux, THL Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon, Lord Bressal MacCulloch, Lady Palotzi Marti, Lady Gisela vom Kreuzbach, Dame Elsbeth Anne Roth, Lady Kolosvari Arpadne Julia, Lord Thomas Ouswood, Mistress Margaret Makafee, and Tristran Deans, among others. Includes items cropped from armory submissions of Æthelmearc and the East Kingdom. Image scanning by THL Roana d’Evreux and Lord Thomas Ouswood.

Available at http://www.aeheralds.net/submissions/traceable_art/ Includes some additional items from the project’s unreleased archives.

Pennsic “Bored Artists” Collection

Created by the volunteers of the art tent at Pennsic Heralds’ Point in order to be shared for free heraldic use within the SCA.

Copyright for each item is retained by its original creator.

Artists include Æðelðryð MacGillivray, Angharat Goch verch Gwenhover, `Aziza al-Shiraziyya, Celiedh Eiriksdottir, Dorothy Mackey, Imayne de Merlowe, Jaqueline de Molieres, Kjalvor Sæbjarnardottir, Raziya Bint Rusa, Rozalia Krawczykowa, Stephanie Fahey, and Þórý Veðardóttir.

Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists

Created by the volunteers of the art tent at Pennsic Heralds’ Point. Taken from submissions of Pennsic XLIV (2015) and XLVI (2017).

Permission granted to share for free heraldic use within the SCA. Copyright for each item is retained by its original creator.

Heraldic Templates

By Torric inn Björn. © 1992 Floyd L. Bullock.

Permission was granted by the artist to adapt and include these images as part of this project.

Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds

By Gunnvôr silfrahárr. © 2014 Christie L. Ward.

Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) license. No attribution is required for heraldic or artistic use by members of the SCA.

Available at http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/Stars/Heraldry_SVG_Images/index.htm

Wikimedia Commons

Copyright for each item is retained by its original creator.

Although most Wikimedia material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution license, this collection includes only items which have been placed in the public domain.

Artists include: Asqueladd, Care, Chatsam, Etxeko, Gerhard Bräunlich, and Sodacan.

Available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:SVG_coat_of_arms_elements

Heraldik-Wiki

Copyright for each item is retained by its original creator.

Although most Heraldik-Wiki material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution license, this collection includes only items which have been placed in the public domain.

Artists include: Dorado and Leit. Available at https://heraldik-wiki.de/

British Library Cotton MS Julius A VI

Painted in the first half of the 11th century in North England. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Cotton_MS_Julius_A_VI

Dering Roll

Painted circa 1270-1280 near Dover, England. Illustrator unknown. Archived at http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?

Armorial Le Breton

Painted circa 1292 in France, with some pages added in 1400s–1530. Illustrators unknown.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/ArmorialLeBreton.

Armorial de Gelre

Painted circa 1395 near Geldern. Illustrations by Claes Heinenzoon. Some images may be found on the web, but the full set is not online.

Beyeren Armorial

Painted in 1405 at the court of Holland. Illustrations by Claes Heinenzoon.

Archived at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Digitised_version_of_Armorial_de_Beyeren

Stemmario Trivulziano

Painted circa 1450 near Milan. Illustrations by Gian Antonio da Tradate.

Some images may be found on the web, but the full set is not online.

Bergshammar Armorial

Painted between 1441–56 in Brabant, Netherlands. Illustrators unknown.

Archived at https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/R0001216_00001

Annotation and re-emblazon at http://wappenwiki.org/index.php/Bergshammar_Armorial

ref=Add_Roll_77720

Scheibler Armorial

Painted between 1450–1600 in Germany. Illustrators unknown.

Archived at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Scheibler_Armorial and http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/~db/bsb00007174/images/

St. Gallen Armorial

Painted circa 1470 in Southern Germany. Illustrators unknown. Also known as the Armorial of Ulrich Rösch, Abbot of Saint Gall. Archived at http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/thumbs/csg/1084

Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher

Painted circa 1530 in Southern Germany. Illustrators unknown.

Archived at http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/~db/bsb00007681/images/

Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft

Painted circa 1548 in Sterzing, Tyrol. Illustrations by Virgil Raber.

Archived at http://bilderserver.at/wappenbuecher/VirgilRaberEXAv2_52z2/

Workes of Armorie

Subtitle: Deuyded into three bookes, entituled, the Concordes of armorie, the Armorie of honor, and of Coates and creastes.

By John Bossewell, 1572. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/workesofarmoried00boss

Le Blason Des Armoiries

Subtitle: Auquel est monstrée la manière de laquelle les Anciens et Modernes ont usé en icelles.

Written and illustrated by Jérôme de Bara in Lyon, France, 1579. Archived at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b8608301g/

Wappenbuch of 1605 (Siebmacher)

By Johann Sibmacher, 1605. Illustrations by Johann Sibmacher.

Archived at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Siebmachers_Wappenbuch

A Display of Heraldry

Subtitle: Manifesting a more easie access to the knowledge thereof than hath been hitherto published by any, through the benefit of method.

By John Guillim, 1611. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at http://archive.org/details/gri_33125009310737

O-umajirushi

Painted circa 1640 in Japan. Illustrations attributed to Kyūan. Archived at http://o-umajirushi.xavid.us/.

Devises et Emblemes Anciennes & Modernes

Subtitle: Tirees de Plus Celebres Auteurs

Written by Daniel de la Feuille. Published in 1699 in Augsburg, Bavaria. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/devisesetembleme00lafeu

English Heraldry (Boutell)

By Charles Boutell, 1867, republished 1899.

Illustrations by R. B. Utting.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/englishheraldryb00bout

The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary

Subtitle: A Curious Fable of the Cotton Plant.

By Henry Lee, 1887. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/43343

New Practical Gardener, and Modern Horticulturist

By Wm. MacKensie, 1874. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=msu.31293010587842

Heraldry, Ancient and Modern

Subtitle: Including Boutell's Heraldry.

By S.T. Aveling, 1890. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/heraldryancientm00boutrich

A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry

By James Parker, with contributions by Henry Gough, 1894. Based on the book published by his father, J. H. Parker, in 1847. Some illustrations by his daughter, Irene Parker (later Irene Hore).

Archived at https://archive.org/details/aglossarytermsu08parkgoog and https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=luMMAAAAYAAJ

Some Feudal Coats Of Arms

Subtitle: And others, illustrated with 2,000 zinco etchings from the Bayear tapestry, Greek vases, seals, tiles, effigies, brasses and heralcic rolls.

By Joseph Foster, 1902. Illustrator unknown.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/somefeudalcoatso00fostrich

Baltischer Wappen-Kalender

Published by E Bruhns, in Riga, 1902. Illustrated by M. Kortmann. Archived at https://www.digar.ee/viewer/et/nlib-digar:42026/28954

Two Tudor Books of Arms

Subtitle: Harleian Manuscripts. Numbers. 2169 & 6163.

By Joseph Foster, 1904. Illustrator unknown.

Based on a mid-16th C. copy of a late-15th C. manuscript. Archived at https://archive.org/details/twotudorbooksofa00fostuoft

Banners, Standards, and Badges

Subtitle: From a Tudor manuscript in the College of Arms.

By Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis (Baron Howard de Walden), 1904.

Illustrations drawn by Thomas Willement in 1829-31, based on a manuscript drawn in England circa 1531.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/bannersstandards00howauoft

and https://www.heraldsnet.org/saitou/parker/index.htm

The Art of Heraldry

Subtitle: An Encyclopædia of Armory. By Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, 1904.

Illustrations by H. G. Strohl, G. W. Eve, Graham Johnston, C. W. Sherborn, R. E., J. Forbes Nixon, G. Scruby, J. Vinycomb, M.R.I.A., and “Miss Helard” (a pseudonym for his wife, Mary Ellen Blanche Crookes).

Archived at https://archive.org/details/artofheraldryenc00foxd

The Principles of Design

Subtitle: A text-book for teachers, students, and craftsmen. Written and illustrated by George Woolliscroft–Rhead, 1905. Archived at https://archive.org/details/principlesofdesi00rheauoft

Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art

Subtitle: With special reference to their use in British heraldry. Written and illustrated by John Vinycomb, 1906.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/fictitioussymbol00vinyiala

A Complete Guide to Heraldry

By Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, 1909.

Most illustrations by Graham Johnston. Includes illustrations by “Miss Helard” (a pseudonym for his wife, Mary Ellen Blanche Crookes) and Mr. G. W. Eve.

Archived at https://archive.org/details/completeguidetoh00foxdrich