Baltic Exchange Glass - The Virtue Windows - Truth

Stained glass window from the Baltic Exchange building, known as one of the Virtue windows. Truth represents honesty when dealing with others. Truth was an important virtue to Roman citizens. Interestingly, the symbolism of the snake and mirror, which appear on this window, are more traditionally associated with the virtue of Prudence. The snake traditionally symbolizes caution, while the mirror reflects a true image to the observer.

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