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Red and green wax seals
The Declaration of Arbroath, one of the most important documents in Scottish history, will be on display from 3 June - 2 July 2023.
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Scottish History and Archaeology
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Explore the story of Waterloo at the National War Museum.
John Dickson was a Paisley weaver who joined the army in 1807 and rode in the famous charge of the Union Brigade at Waterloo....
This picture shows a turning point during the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
This tumbler was given by Napoleon to Captain Francis Maitland of HMS Bellerophon, which took the deposed Emperor away....
These silver spoons were bought by Assistant Surgeon Stewart Chisholm using prize money awarded to him for his service at Waterloo...