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Forbury Gardens - The Maiwand Lion

Forbury Gardens - The Maiwand Lion

The Maiwand Lion is a central feature of the Forbury Gardens in Reading. George Blackall Simonds created the sculpture as a war memorial. At 9 metres long (31'), it took two years to design and complete and is one of the world's largest cast iron statues.