Pot, one-handled; quatrefoil on trefoil crown

Pot, one-handled; quatrefoil on trefoil crown

Pot, one-handled; quatrefoil on trefoil crown
Watermark Pot, one-handled; quatrefoil on trefoil crown
Date 1540
Location of use Dublin, Ireland.
Dimensions 56 mm x 20 mm
Chain-lines 25]-30-27-27-27-27-30-30-30-27
Position Centered on line 5
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Dublin City Treasury Records, 1540-1613: MR/35, f. 80. Contains a single watermark all the way through, though hand progresses from secretary to modern cursive
Repository Dublin City Archives

 

Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’

Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’

Bunch if grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’
Watermark Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’
Date 1651
Location of use Dublin, Ireland.
Dimensions 54 mm x 30 mm
Chain-lines 31]-33-35-35-34-34-35-[30
Position Between lines 4 and 5
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Dublin City Treasury Records, 1651-1717: MR/36, f. 618. Contains a single watermark all the way through
Repository Dublin City Archives

Arms of France and Navarre, in circular frame; quatrefoil above, Maltese cross below; name ‘GIOURNEE’ beneath (= Guillaume Journee, a papermaker of Troyes)

Watermark Arms of France and Navarre, in circular frame; quatrefoil above, Maltese cross below; name ‘GIOURNEE’ beneath (= Guillaume Journee, a papermaker of Troyes)
Date 1608
Location of use Clonmel, Ireland
Dimensions 90 mm x 47 mm
Chain-lines ]-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-[
Position centred on 6 and 7
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Minute Book of Corporation of Clonmel, unnumbered central bifolium (350 x 450 mm) of a set of blanks between ff 49 and 50; same stock of paper throughout. Mark in left side of mould with no countermark.
Repository National Library of Ireland MS 19171

Pot, one-handled, crescent on top, ‘O/A B’ in bowl

Watermark Pot, one-handled, crescent on top, ‘O/A B’ in bowl
Date 1623–1669; a single watermark throughout book (200 folios)
Location of use Coleraine, Ireland
Dimensions 65 mm x 28 mm
Chain-lines foredge 5>9]-21-22-22-21-21-21-21-22-[1>5 gutter
Position between lines 5 and 6, centre page
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source ‘Acts of the Corporation of Colerain. [sic] from the 4th day of July 1623 to the 29th day of July 1669’, f. 200
Repository Curraghmore House
Crown over inverted Peter’s Cross, between two interlocking Cs, second reversed. Similar to Arms of Lorraine save for absence of Cross of Lorraine

Crown over inverted Peter’s Cross, between two interlocking Cs, second reversed. Similar to Arms of Lorraine save for absence of Cross of Lorraine

Watermark Crown over inverted Peter’s Cross, between two interlocking Cs, second reversed. Similar to Arms of Lorraine save for absence of Cross of Lorraine
Date 1641
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 75 mm x 45 mm
Chain-lines 16]-23-23-22-24-23-22-23-24-23-24-23-23-23-24-23-22-24-[3
Position between lines 3 and 6, centered between 4 and 5
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 50, ff 249-251;

researched and described by Louise O’Connor

Repository National Library of Ireland
Crown over shield with fleur de lis

Crown over shield with fleur de lis

Watermark crown over shield with fleur de lis
Date c.1641
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 120 mm x 73 mm
Chain-lines 11]-13-20-21-21-21-21-21-21-21
Position between lines 4 and 7, centered between 5 and 6
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 50, f. 267;

researched and described by Louise O’Connor

Repository National Library of Ireland
Bunch of grapes, mounted on base containing letters ‘ROP’ (?)

Bunch of grapes, mounted on base containing letters ‘ROP’ (?)

Watermark bunch of grapes, mounted on base containing letters ‘ROP’ (?)
Date c.1639
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 47 mm x 26 mm
Chain-lines 26]-23-22-22-23-22-22-22-23-21-22-23-24-21-21-22-23-[25
Position overlapping lines 13 and 14
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 50, f. 229; researched and described by Louise O’Connor
Repository National Library of Ireland
Hat with tassels, between two columns, with letters ‘PDR’ below. Three fleurs de lis on top.

Hat with tassels, between two columns, with letters ‘PDR’ below. Three fleurs de lis on top.

Watermark Hat with tassels, between two columns, with letters ‘PDR’ below. Three fleurs de lis on top.
Date dated 16th March 1639
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 56 mm x 52 mm
Chain-lines 23]-23-22-24-24-22-22-25-23-24-23-23-23-23-22-24-16-[9
Position overlapping lines 6-7
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 50, ff 207-9. This watermark also on ff 33-35, conjugates 45/47,  conjugates 211/215,  conjugates 301/303, ff 305-307, f. 313,  309-311, conjugates 291-297, conjugates 293-295 (dated 1639);

researched and described by Louise O’Connor

Repository National Library of Ireland
Cardinal hat with string, two bows and four tassels

Cardinal hat with string, two bows and four tassels

Watermark Cardinal hat with string, two bows and four tassels
Date 27 October 1640
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 72 mm x 40 mm
Chain-lines 18]-24-23-22-23-23-22-24-[19
Position across lines 4 and 5
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 203, f. 203;

researched and described by Louise O’Connor

Repository National Library of Ireland
Urn, two handles, with three flowers on top in pot, mounted on base containing letters ‘BCM’

Urn, two handles, with three flowers on top in pot, mounted on base containing letters ‘BCM’

Watermark urn, two handles, with three flowers on top in pot, mounted on base containing letters ‘BCM’
Date c. 1639
Location of use Dublin, Ireland
Dimensions 47 mm x 26 mm
Chain-lines 14]-16-19-19-18-19-18-18-19-19-[16
Position across lines 6 and 7
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Office of the Chief Herald Collection, GO MS 50, f. 191;

researched and described by Louise O’Connor

Repository National Library of Ireland