|One of the magnificent lion sculptures at the Tower of London.|
Author's own photograph.
Improbably made out of chicken-mesh, they are breathtakingly life-like and expressive, the sculptor having achieved the impossible by recreating fur from wire! But why sculptures of lions? Well, history of lions in central
|The approach to the Tower of London.|
Author's own photogrpahs.
|Entrance to the Tower of London - |
near the site of the original Lion Tower (now demolished)
Note the lion in the crest.