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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


There are multiple meanings here. Brass rings are known to symbolize achievement and success. Rings being worn on the index finger are known to symbolize leadership and authority as it is the most dominant finger. "Scutum" is a Latin word that means "Shield" in modern English. "Davidis" is referring to the David Star/Seal of Solomon and is symbolic of heroism and martyrdom.

Scutum. (n.d.). Retrieved October 22, 2020, from


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