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The Lion and the Statue, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'

Crane, Walter, 1900, Publisher's print
The Lion and the Statue, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Lion and the Statue, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Lion and the Statue, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
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Item no
40064
Title
The Lion and the Statue, illustrated page from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Description
A lion climbs some steps beside a statue of a man holding down another lion, a spear in his outstretched arm. Behind is a starry sky and the silhouetted tops of trees. The rhyme is written on the statue's pedestal, it reads:
"The Lion and the Statue

On a statue - king lion dethroned,
Showing conqueror man, - lion frowned.
"If a lion, you know,
Had been sculptor, he'd show
Lion rampant, and man on the ground."

The story depends on the teller."
Artist / maker
Date
1900
Size
17.8 x 18.8 cm
Type
Publisher's print
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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