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TITLE
Inverness Town House - Windows 1c
EXTERNAL ID
AB_INVTOWNHOUSE07_33
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1870s;1880s
CREATOR
unknown
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
408
KEYWORDS
Inverness Town House
stained glass windows
crests
shields
mottos
clans
Mackintoshes
Macphersons
Camerons
Inverness Town House - Windows 1c

This photograph shows detail of the middle window at the eastern end of the north wall of the Main Hall in Inverness Town House.

At the top are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Mackintosh. The crest is a wildcat guardant and the shield is quartered. In the upper left quarter is the lion rampant, in the upper right a hand clasping a heart, in the lower left a boar's head and in the lower right a lymphad (small galley). The motto is 'Touch not the cat bot (without) a glove'.

Below on the left are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Macpherson. The crest is a sitting wildcat. The shield has a galley, a dagger pointing upwards and a cross crosslet fitchee (a cross where the three upper ends terminate in little crosses and the lower one is sharpened like a dagger). The motto is 'Touch not the cat bot (without) a glove'

On the right are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Cameron. The crest is a right arm in armour brandishing a sword. The shield is red with three gold bands. The motto is 'Pro rege et patria' (for king and country).

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Inverness Town House - Windows 1c

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1870s;1880s

Inverness Town House; stained glass windows; crests; shields; mottos; clans; Mackintoshes; Macphersons; Camerons

Am Baile

Inverness Town House 2007

This photograph shows detail of the middle window at the eastern end of the north wall of the Main Hall in Inverness Town House.<br /> <br /> At the top are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Mackintosh. The crest is a wildcat guardant and the shield is quartered. In the upper left quarter is the lion rampant, in the upper right a hand clasping a heart, in the lower left a boar's head and in the lower right a lymphad (small galley). The motto is 'Touch not the cat bot (without) a glove'.<br /> <br /> Below on the left are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Macpherson. The crest is a sitting wildcat. The shield has a galley, a dagger pointing upwards and a cross crosslet fitchee (a cross where the three upper ends terminate in little crosses and the lower one is sharpened like a dagger). The motto is 'Touch not the cat bot (without) a glove'<br /> <br /> On the right are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Cameron. The crest is a right arm in armour brandishing a sword. The shield is red with three gold bands. The motto is 'Pro rege et patria' (for king and country).