Wonder if the lion do sleep

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Le lion de Belfort
Smaller editions stand in the center of Place Denfert-Rochereau in Paris,
and in Downtown Montreal too – (Lion of Belfort Montreal).

The Lion of Belfort is a monumental sculpture by Frédéric Bartholdi
the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty in New York (smaller editions in Paris and Colmar).

The lion’s made entirely from red sandstone and is enormous.
(22 meters long and 11 meters high – the weight, don’t know)

6 thoughts on “Wonder if the lion do sleep

  1. According to the Tokens yes the Lion does sleep tonight.
    The Tokens – The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    Patience and Fortitude, the world-renowned pair of marble lions that stand proudly before the majestic Beaux-Arts building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan, have captured the imagination and affection of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world since the Library was dedicated on May 23, 1911.
    http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/library-lions

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