"Achilles Statue" London Off The Beaten Path Tip by Dabs

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by Dabs

One of the finest statues I saw in London is this statue of Achilles in Hyde Park, a tribute to Wellington from the women of England, cast from captured French guns. The statue caused public outrage, as it was Britain's first public nude, the fig leaf was added later.

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  • Written Aug 18, 2004
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