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Walter Crane, The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh


Private collection

Date: 1881
Technique: Oil on canvas, 74.5 x 169.5 cm

The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh, also known as The Laidly Worm of Bamborough, is a Northumbrian ballad about a princess who changed into a dragon (the "laidly worm" of the title).

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