Item RNT-ob-0136 - Patent of Registration of the Arms of Robert Norman Thompson

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Patent of Registration of the Arms of Robert Norman Thompson

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  • May 4, 1989 (Creation)

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1 frame : wood, glass ; 21 3/4" x 28" inches

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Object is a framed patent of registration of the arms of Robert Norman Thompson in a goldish brown wooden diploma style frame. The patent is written in both english and french and features the Robert Norman Thompson coat of arms in colour in the centre with text on either side. At the bottom centre is the seal of The Heraldic Authority Canada and signed in black by Robert D. Watt. The meaning of the coat of arms is described in the text.

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Robert N. Thompson


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  • French

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Preferred citation Trinity Western University Archives and Special Collections, Robert N. Thompson fonds, Objects and Artifacts Related to Robert N. Thompson sous-fond, RNT-ob-0136.

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Frame hung in the TWU Archives and Special Collections reading room.

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Images of the artifact/object were taken by a Fuji X-A1 digital camera on a white background. Three images were created the Photoshop file (source file), the preservation copy (TIFF) and the access copy (Jpeg). The image was manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to brighten the background, crop the image, and insert the identification number.

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For records related to Thompson's personal history see: RNT-SF-1, Personal History/Biography

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The frame's edges are slighly scratched.

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July 2023, tk

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  • Box: Box 23 Room 229c