The British and Belgic colossal lion : erected on the plains of Waterloo and was placed on its pedestal the 30th Oct 1826
Drawn on stone by Gustave Simonau.
|Main Creator:||Simoneau, Gustave Adolphe, 1810-1870|
Depicts two monuments - one "Erected to the memory of the German Legion" and the other "Erected to the memory of Sir Alexander Gordon". Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alexander Gordon was a British Army officer, who was ADC to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington for six years, until his death at the Battle of Waterloo. His brother George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen was prime minister during the Crimean War.
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[London] : G. Simonau, [n.d., ca. 1826].
Part of the French Prints Collection.
Physical description: 1 print ; image 18 x 22 cm., on sheet 29 x 38 cm.
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|PD FR 20 B09||
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