The Lions at last!

The Lions at last!

John Tenniel


Wood engraving

Punch (9 Febuary 1867): 57

“Thank you, Sir Edwin. ‘England has at last done its duty.’”

Horatio Lord Nelson (identified by his eighteenth-century naval uniform and missing right arm) thanks Sir Edwin Landseer for sculpting the enormous bronze lions at the base of the Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square.

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