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One of two life-size statues that are set into the wall either side of the drawbridge at Edinburgh Castle. One of a pair with EDIN061 (Robert the Bruce). Wallace is set to the north, Bruce to the south. Wallace is shown in chain mail, with a sword and shield to the front, his cloak secured at the front by round decorative brooch. The statue sits in a sculptured niche with an ornate canopy.

Edinburgh Castle


Date

1929

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 243.8 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

EDIN062

Acquisition method

on loan from Scottish Ministers

Work type

Statue


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Normally on display at

Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

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