An account of the tournament at Eglinton
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Published by Hugh Paton, carver and gilder in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lithography,
  • Chivalry,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Pageants

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesChivalry and the Eglinton tournament.
Statementrevised and corrected by several of the knights ; illustrated by representations of the various scenes, from sketches taken on the spot, by W. Gordon ; with a biographical notice of the Eglinton family, to which is prefixed a sketch of chivalry, and the most remarkable Scottish tournaments, by James Aikman
ContributionsAikman, James
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], xii, 20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25599553M
OCLC/WorldCa79440519

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The Eglinton Tournament, held in August , was intended to be the most magnificent and glorious expression of the nineteenth-century revival of chivalry. Archibald William Montgomerie, the 13th Earl of Eglinton, spared no expense in transforming his castle and grounds for the event. Eglinton's guests dressed in the finest costumes, and the event captured the public imagination with nearly. Add tags for "The knight and the umbrella: an account of the Eglinton tournament ". Be the first. At an early hour, a ru- mour got abroad that the work of the Tournament would be entirely given up from the bitterness of the weather, and in- timation from Lord Eglinton, to the regret of thousands, though all at the same time felt pain that his, which the present generation may not witness again. Above: Excerpts from An Account of the Tournament at Eglinton describing the outfits of Lady Graham. Even the spectators strove to dress in authentic costumes. The various accounts list the outfits that both men and women wore during the event with inspiration coming from .

Trumpeters, In full costume--the Trumpet and Banners emblazoned with the Arms of the Lord of the Tournament. Banner Bearers of the Lord of the Tournament. Two Deputy Marshals, In costumes, on Horses eaparisoned. Attendants on foot. The Eglinton Herald, In a Tabard, richly embroidered. The Eglinton Tournament of was a reenactment of a medieval joust and revel held in North Ayrshire, Scotland between 28 and 30 August. It was funded and organized by Archibald, Earl of Eglinton, and took place at Eglinton Castle in Queen of Beauty was Georgiana, Duchess of distinguished visitors took part, including Prince Louis Napoleon, the future . Archibald William Montgomeria, the 13th Earl of Eglinton, spared no expense in transforming his castle and grounds for the event. A luxurious pavilion was constructed to hold a grand banquet and ball, and the tiltyard was the very epitome of the field described by Sir Walter Scott in his account of the tournament as Ashby de la : £ The Eglinton Tournament, held in August , was intended to be the most magnificent and glorious expression of the nineteenth-century revival of chivalry. Archibald William Montgomerie, the 13th Earl of Eglinton, spared no expense in transforming - - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and Value.

This book explores the Eglington tournament with a collection of magnificent prints Many volumes were published to commemorate the Eglinton Tournament. The most magnificent was a collection of prints published by fine art dealers, Colnaghi and Puckle, from original illustrations by James Henry Nixon. Lord Eglinton dressed as the Lord of the Tournament, oil painting on wood by Edward Henry Corbould, Britain, about , Museum no. P Wool waistcoat made from cloth sold to commemorate the Eglinton Tournament, Britain, about T Accounts of the tournament, some of them beautifully illustrated books, described the historical details of the armour and the costumes worn by both competitors and spectators. Helmet and ‘Wild man of Atholl’ crest worn by Viscount Glenlyon at the Eglinton tournament as the ‘Knight of the Gael’.   Eglinton's guests dressed in the finest costumes, and the event captured the public imagination with nearly , tickets issued. Of all the volumes published to commemorate the tournament, the most magnificent was a set of prints published by the fine art dealers, Colnaghi and Puckle, from original illustrations made on the spot by the.