Nelson's Pillar Destroyed by Explosion in Dublin

Mar 7, 2013 Full story: The Free Dictionary 7

It was built in 1808 and destroyed by a bomb in 1966. The pillar was a Doric column that rose 121 feet from the ground and was topped by a 13 feet tall statue in Portland stone by Cork sculptor Thomas Kirk, RHA , giving it a total height of 134 feet some 35 feet shorter than Nelson's Column in London.

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SENSE

Dublin, Ireland

#1 Mar 7, 2013
Fascinating.
limerick

Dublin, Ireland

#3 Mar 12, 2013
ill tak nelsn t shkool
shake n bake

Ireland

#4 Mar 12, 2013
limerick wrote:
ill tak nelsn t shkool
You obviously have never attended a school.
Hiv Ho

Ireland

#5 Mar 12, 2013
Tiocfaidh ar la!
Irish2

Dublin, Ireland

#6 Mar 20, 2013
Great day when it turned to rubble.
Puddle

Shanghai, China

#7 Mar 20, 2013
A pillar

Since: Dec 11

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#8 Mar 21, 2013

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