A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

Tilting Shield

A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

Tilting Shield

A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

Tilting Shield

A simple tilting shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

The crested touraco is a species of African bird, feeding mainly on soft fruits.

Crested Touraco

The crested touraco is a species of African bird, feeding mainly on soft fruits.

A simple pointed triangle shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

Pointed Triangular Shield

A simple pointed triangle shape of a shield or escutcheon in heraldry.

"TURBAND. In coats of arms, where the knight was a Crusader, this figure often appears. It was the form of the sultan's turban at that period." -Hall, 1862

Turband

"TURBAND. In coats of arms, where the knight was a Crusader, this figure often appears. It was the form…

Feeding primarily on fruits, the umbrella-bird has two dstinctive crests of feathers, one rising from the back of its head and the other hanging off of its neck.

Umbrellabird

Feeding primarily on fruits, the umbrella-bird has two dstinctive crests of feathers, one rising from…

The seal of the War Office of the United States of America. The term "War Office" used during the Revolution, and for many years afterward, was associated with the Headquarters of the Army.

United States of America War Office

The seal of the War Office of the United States of America. The term "War Office" used during the Revolution,…

The crest of the Washington Arms.

Washington Arms

The crest of the Washington Arms.

The Coat of Arms of George Washington's family. It is said to be in inspiration of the stars and stripes on the flag of the United States.

Washington Family Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms of George Washington's family. It is said to be in inspiration of the stars and stripes…

"Using the rope...start a crest at A. At the moment of its reflection at B as a trough, start a second crest at A. The trough and crest will meet near the middle of the rope. the rope particles at this point, being thus simultaneously acted upon by opposite forces, will remain at rest or nearly so." -Avery 1895

Destructive Interference

"Using the rope...start a crest at A. At the moment of its reflection at B as a trough, start a second…

"Suport a soft cotton rope several yards long between two fixed supports, as the opposite sides of the room, or the floor and the ceiling. With a ruler, strike the rope a blow near one end so as to form a crest, as shown. Vary the tension of the rope if necessary, until the crest is easily seem. Notice the crest, c, travels from A to B, where it is reflected back to A as a trough, t." -Avery 1895

Fixed Wave Reflection

"Suport a soft cotton rope several yards long between two fixed supports, as the opposite sides of the…

"Tie one end of a soft cotton rope about 20 feet long to a fixed support, and hold the other end in the hand. Move the hand up and down with a quick, sudden motion, so as to set up a series of waves in the rope, as shown, in which each curved line may be considered an instantaneous photograph of a rope thus shaken." -Avery 1895

Form of Waves

"Tie one end of a soft cotton rope about 20 feet long to a fixed support, and hold the other end in…

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of the helmet for the crest to rest upon." -Hall, 1862

Round Wreath

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of…

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of the helmet for the crest to rest upon. In Heraldry it is usually drawn straight." -Hall, 1862

Straight Wreath

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of…