TQ2880 : Wellington Monument (Achilles)

taken 7 years ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

Wellington Monument (Achilles)
Wellington Monument (Achilles)
The Wellington Monument in Hyde Park (TQ2880 : Hyde Park, Wellington Monument) is best known for this colossal, 18 foot high, statue of Achilles by the sculptor Richard Westmacott, which depicts the mythological Greek hero as a muscular nude young man, raising his shield with his left hand and his short sword in his right hand, with his armour standing by his right thigh and his cloak draped over his left shoulder.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 May, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2830 8001 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2681N 0:9.1698W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2830 8000
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Achilles  Hyde Park  Monument  Sculpture  Statue  Duke of Wellington  Fig Leaf 

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