Lion at the base of Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, RA (1802-1873).
Each of the four lions, which is 20 feet long and 22 feet high, was cast by Baron Marochetti and finally placed in position in 1867. [another view] Photograph and text 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee.[You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]
Last modified 24 October 2004