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William Wallace

Victorian Medallion of William Wallace

Period:
19th Century
Description:
This large medallion celebrating Sir William Wallace shows a typical Victorian representation of the hero.  As is quite common he is depicted in profile with a dragon on top of his helmet hinting at his alledged Welsh ancestry.
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EAMD014n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council