The painter and sculptor, Sir Edwin Landseer, was born in London on 7 March 1802.
Landseer is best known for his sculptures of lions that guard and adorn Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square
To celebrate the day, we’ve posted below a newspaper story which reports on the installation and unveiling of the lions in Trafalgar Square in 1867.
Western Daily Press – Saturday 02 February 1867
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