Johnston, Thomas. (1708-1767) attributed. [Mather Family Coat of Arms]; Watercolor and pen. Framed image: (16 ½ x 12 ½ in) (41 ½ x 31 ½ cm). No date. Gift of Hannah Mather Crocker, 1814. [No old number] Enlarge
Framed watercolor image of a coat of arms. Central in the image is a white shield with three lions on a blue banner and black decorations. The shield is surrounded by red, black and white flourishes. Atop the shield is an armor helmet decorated with gold leaf. At the very top of the image is a seated lion. Beneath the shield are golden flourishes and banners which read “Sunt” “Fortia” “Nobis” “Pectora.” At the base of the image is a description of “Mather of Salop” detailing the coat of arms. Note: image not unframed for inventory.