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TITLE
Inverness Town House - Windows 5b
EXTERNAL ID
AB_INVTOWNHOUSE07_45
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1870s;1880s
CREATOR
unknown
SOURCE
Am Baile
ASSET ID
420
KEYWORDS
Inverness Town House
stained glass windows
crests
shields
mottos
clans
Ross
Mackenzies
Mathesons
Inverness Town House - Windows 5b

This photograph shows detail of the right hand window at the western end of the north wall of the Main Hall in Inverness Town House.

At the top are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Ross. The crest is a hand holding a garland of laurel. The shield is red with three lions. The motto is 'Spem successus alit' (success nourishes hope).

Below on the left are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Mackenzie. The crest is a mountain in flames. The shield is blue with a stag's head and the motto is 'Luceo non uro' (I shine, not burn).

On the right are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Matheson. The crest is a hand holding a scimitar. The shield has three hands and the motto is 'Fac et spera' (do and hope).

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Inverness Town House - Windows 5b

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1870s;1880s

Inverness Town House; stained glass windows; crests; shields; mottos; clans; Ross; Mackenzies; Mathesons

Am Baile

Inverness Town House 2007

This photograph shows detail of the right hand window at the western 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 Ross. The crest is a hand holding a garland of laurel. The shield is red with three lions. The motto is 'Spem successus alit' (success nourishes hope).<br /> <br /> Below on the left are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Mackenzie. The crest is a mountain in flames. The shield is blue with a stag's head and the motto is 'Luceo non uro' (I shine, not burn).<br /> <br /> On the right are the crest, shield and motto of Clan Matheson. The crest is a hand holding a scimitar. The shield has three hands and the motto is 'Fac et spera' (do and hope).