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Crest

Crests were used to identify both the owners of buildings and the professions that were practiced within buildings. A coat of arms, family crest, or city crest can be found on a building either within a pediment, on a lintel, under a bracket or on a wall.

   
 
San Gimignano - Italy (13th c.)
   
Florence - Italy
 
       
 
Barberini Family - Rome - Italy
 
Vitelleschi Crest - Tarquinia - Italy
 
Florence - Italy
 
       
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Seville - Spain
 
Barcelona - Spain