Kingston City of (Jamaica) Coat of Arms

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Title

Kingston City of (Jamaica) Coat of Arms

Description

"KINGSTON, City of (Jamaica). Argent, a chevron embattled azure between two pine-apples in chief, and on a mount a coffee-tree in base proper, on a chief wavy gules a lion passant guardant or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi South American Indian, the dexter arm embracing a cornucopia inverted, in the sinister hand a bundle of sugar-canes all proper, and on an escroU over the crest the words " Regis opus." Supporters — (Dexter) a lion rampant guardant or, murally crowned azure, charged on the breast with a conch proper ; (sinister) Neptune, his mantle of a marine green, edged argent, on his head an Eastern crown or, his breast charged with a conch as on the dexter, his trident erect proper resting on the exterior arm. Motto — " Natura monstrat perficit industria."

Source: Fox-Davies, A. (1915). The book of public arms: A complete encyclopaedia of all royal, territorial, municipal, corporate, official, and impersonal arms. Edinburgh, London: T.C. & E.C. Jack.

Subject

Heraldry - Jamaica; Emblems, National; Kingston (Jamaica)

Source

NLJ Glass Slides Collection

Identifier

D0007785

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Glass Slide

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Citation

“Kingston City of (Jamaica) Coat of Arms,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed June 14, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/6972.