The Duke of Wellington by Sir Francis Chantrey (completed by Henry Weekes). 1837-44. Bronze equestrian statue within pedestal red Petershead granite. Dimensions: statue 4.28m high; pedestal 4.28m high. Inscription on both sides of pedestal: “WELLINGTON.” Inscription on front and back of pedestal: “ERECTED/JUNE 18/1844.” [Click on these images for larger pictures.]

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. formatting by George P. Landow. 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 in a web document or cite it in a print one.]

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Byron, Arthur. London Statues. London: Constable. 1981.

Ward-Jackson, Philip. Public Sculpture of the City of London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.

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