• Memorial Lion

    Image ID
    FOT565297
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    5.0 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    3325 x 4992 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    282 x 423 mm
    11.1 x 16.6 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    monochrome black white portrait lion mane
    Description
    Public Art Maiwand, Kandahar, Afghan Campaign. Sculptor George Blackall-Simmonds, Reading brewing family. 9½ metres tall (31') one of the world's largest cast iron statues.Unveiled by Lord Wantage in December 1886. In memory of 328 officers and men of the Royal Berkshire Regiment who died in a rearguard action in Maiwand during the Afghan Campaign of 1879 -1880. cast by Messrs.Young and Co. of Pimlico in 1866
    Uploader
    WyrdLight McCallum
    Contributor
    WyrdLight-McCallum
    Date Taken
    2009-06-19
    Uploaded on
    2009-06-20
    Collection
    Art
    Category
    Arts
    Sub Category
    Fine Art
    Dominant colour
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