Dunn Family Crest Parchment

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Dunn Family Crest

Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the Dunn Irish surname. The Dunn family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.

Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.

On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.

On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.

Illustrated in this parchment are:

  • Book of Kells inspired artwork
  • St.Patrick
  • The Cross of Cong
  • The Ardagh Chalice
  • Killarney Lakes
  • The Irish Harp
  • The Currachs of the West of Ireland
  • Glendalough Monastery
  • Blarney Castle
  • Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
  • Ahenny Cross
  • Cross of Muiredach
  • The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
  • The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
  • The Tara Brooch
  • The Celtic Torc 

The Dunn Coat Of Arms Story

Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the Dunn family history parchment:

The Gaelic form of this surname, O'Duinn, comes from the Irish word 'Donn' meaning brown. The prefix 'O' means 'descendants of', but it has been discarded in modern times. This ancient and important sept originated in County Leix, and was one of the most prominent families of Leinster. Their chiefs, Lords of Iregan, in the bare lonely strengths of Peat Moors, were recognised as extremely hostile and dangerous to outsiders; and although the name has spread throughout Ireland. It is still mainly found in this area. The earliest member of the sept to achieve fame was Gillananaomh O'Duinn, a twelfth century historian and poet, five centuries later, James O'Duinne, Bishop of Ossery spent much of his life in France, and established there a line which was to produce several eminent diplomats and soldiers. Other Dunn emigrants sought their fortunes in America. Charles Dunn, who died in 1872, was a United States Judge of some importance, and Colonel Humphrey O'Dunne was famed for his valour in the attact on Savannah in 1774, Finlay Peter Duno, the most well-known emigrant of the name was the writer who immortalised the Irish-American type, in his numorous character, Mr. Dooley, a saloon keeper in Chicago, who appeared in a series of books written between the years 1898 and 1919.

 

The Print Options For You:

Note: Free shipping for all options.

Framed Print: White or black frameDelivered framed to your home for you to hang on your wall. Two optional sizes for you. Choose from 18" x 24" or 24" x 36". We recommend the larger one as it is the original parchment size and easier to explore all of the intricate detail.

Print Only: Print rolled and shipped to your home. Two optional sizes for you. Choose from 18" x 24" or 24" x 36". We recommend the larger one as it is the original parchment size and easier to explore all of the intricate detail.

Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one. Use it digitally as your desktop wallpaper or print it for your living room. If you choose to order this, you will be sent the link to download the high quality PDF afterwards and start sharing with all the family!

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