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Field Visit

Date 25 September 2002

Event ID 612870

Category Recording

Type Field Visit

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/612870

Standing figure of William Wallace in a canopied niche. Wallace wears chain mail armour and a tabard and cloak. He holds a large shield, decorated with a Saltire, in front of him, and a sword.

Inspected By : T.S.

Inscriptions : On bronze plaque within archway:

MEMORIAL TO WALLACE / ERECTED BY / THE CORPORATION OF EDINBURGH / UNDER CAPTAIN HUGH REID'S BEQUEST / UNVEILED 28TH MAY 1929 / THE Rt. Hon. SIR ALEXANDER STEVENSON / LORD PROVOST

Signatures : On base below statue :

A. Carrick RSA / Sc. 1928

McDonald & [Cresswick?] Founders Ltd

Unveiling details : 28 May 1929

Information from Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA Work Ref : EDIN0487)

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