Belfast political murals and propaganda relating to the.
Image from Google showing the William 'King Billy' mural, on Sandy Row. The descriptions appeared on both Fodor Travel’s website and in a guide book, and the website is reportedly set to be.
UVF name murdered loyalist as Ballymurphy sniper Pictured in Long Kesh in the mid 1970s are UVF men (l-r) Frankie Curry, Joe Bennett, alleged Ballymurphy sniper Trevor King, Jackie Mahood, Billy.
Sculpture, Sandy Row, Belfast. A recently-erected statue by Ross Wilson Link on this site J3373: New King William mural, Belfast at the corner of Sandy Row and the Linfield Road. The sculptor describes it thus “This sculpture celebrates the dynamic female culture and identity of Sandy Row and the generational contribution women have made to this community both in the family and work place.
THE mural tradition in the North was originally Loyalist, and iconic images of King Billy are recorded as early as the 1920s. Nationalist muralists tend to say that the cultural dimension which.
King Billy has returned to Sandy Row — and this time he means business, albeit of a more peaceful nature than his last visit in 1690. A new mural featuring the loyalist hero has been unveiled.
King William mural, Ballymena (1982) by Albert Bridge geograph for square D1003 See D1003: King William mural, Ballymena (2013). The same mural, at the corner of Bridge Street and North.
Belfast's tradition of political murals dates from 1908 when images of King Billy (William III, Protestant victor over the Catholic James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690) were painted by Unionists protesting against home rule for Ireland. The tradition was revived in the late 1970s as the Troubles wore on, with murals used to mark out sectarian territory, make political points.