Horatio Lord Nelson
E. H. Baily, RA, Sculptor
W. Railton, Designer of Monument
Cragleith stone, in three massive blocks, presented by the Duke of Buccleuch
17 feet high (statue)
Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, London
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