James Milo Griffith (1843-97)


Marble relief

41.1 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru Caerdydd

[National Museum of Wales, Cardiff] Accession Number: NMW A 1722

“The sculptor has given Llewellyn ap Gruffydd, the last native Prince of Wales, who was killed in 1282, the moustache and flowing curls of a Victorian hero. Griffith, who was born in Pembrokeshire, worked as an apprentice mason at Llandalf Cathedral, before working as a sculptor in London and San Francisco” (Museum label).

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Photograph by the National Museum of Wales, which retains copyright. Formatting by George P. Landow. Readers of the Victorian Web may wish to visit the Museum website.]