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Great Britain
Norwich
Norfolk

East of England

Tombland
(Saint Ethelbert Gate)

Virgin and Child and Dragon Fighter

Frank Beverley
1964

Norwich /  Virgin and Child and Dragon Fighter   Norwich /  Virgin and Child and Dragon Fighter

Description

On the west side of St. Ethelbert Gate is a statue and a relief, which were made in 1964 by Frank Beverley following the 1817 etchings by Cotman.
  1. Virgin and Child - Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).
  2. Man fighting a dragon. This relief must reflect the association of dragons with the devil, driven out of heaven by St Michael.

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Location (N 52°37'50" - E 1°17'58")

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