Nelson's Pillar Destroyed by Explosion in Dublin

Mar 7, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Free Dictionary

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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Mar 7, 2013
 
Fascinating.
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Mar 12, 2013
 
ill tak nelsn t shkool
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ill tak nelsn t shkool
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Great day when it turned to rubble.
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