British And Proud

2013-02-12 SandyRowBanner+

A “British And Proud” banner currently flies adjacent to the board at the bottom of Sandy Row celebrating the (Dutch) William of Orange (or “King Billy” as he is more commonly referred to) (WP) and his “Danish, English, Dutch, French Huguenots, Prussian, Scots, Irish, Swiss, Polish, Italian, Norwegian” forces. The mural was launched July 2nd, 2016, and was painted by artist Ross Wilson (Tele). A time-lapse video of the painting-over of the previous mural and the installation of the various pieces is available on Youtube.

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Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
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04739 2017-12-24 King William III plaque+.jpg

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text: X00944 X04739 Prince of orange, king william III, king billy’s on the wall, williamite forces,  welcome to sandy row, william III encourages his troops on the morning of july 12th 1690, let ambition fire thy mind, laat amitie brand uw verstand

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