SP8113 : Lion, Aylesbury Market Square

taken 7 months ago, near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Lion, Aylesbury Market Square
Lion, Aylesbury Market Square
One of two cast-iron lions, different, the other one seems to be asleep (SP8113 : Forty winks), but you never can tell with lions. Grade II listed, from the foundry of Antoine Durenne, Paris. They appear to be copies of a pair of lions sculpted by Antonio Canova in 1792 for the tomb of Pope Clement XIII in St Peter's in Rome.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8197 1369 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.9503N 0:48.7364W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8196 1368
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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