achilleas

This statue of Achilles stands in Hyde Park, London. It was sculpted in 1822 by Richard Westmacott. As the inscription explains, the statue was erected for the Duke of Wellington, cast from bronze made from cannon that were used in some of his most memorable battles, including Waterloo.

Advertisements

1 thought on “achilleas”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s