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The Burghers of Calais

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Magnificent sculpture

This magnificent sculpture by Auguste Rodin is to one side of the British Parliament close to the River Thames. It's made of bronze, is 2 meters high, 2.5 meters wide and consists of 6 figures. The curious thing is that there are several copies worldwide and the original is in the French town of Calais. The French made 12 copies with the original cast after Rodin's death. One of them is here but there are copies in the gardens of the Musée Rodin in Paris, at the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia, at Stanford University in California, at the Metropolitan Museum of New York, in the capital of Australia,

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