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[[File:Statue of the Duke of Wellington, Royal Exchange, London EC3 - geograph.org.uk - 1706525.jpg|thumb|right|The statue in 2009. Graffiti upon it is visible, likely written during the この年にロンドンで開催された[[2009 G-第2回20 London summit protestsか国・地域首脳会合|G-20 protestsG20ロンドン・サミット]] held in London that year.の最中に抗議として書かれたと思われる落書きが見える。]]
 
The '''equestrianウェリントン公爵騎馬像'''(equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington''' is an outdoor sculpture of Wellington)はロンドンの王立取引所前に建つ[[Arthurアーサー・ウェルズリー Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington(初代ウェリントン公爵)]], a [[United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British]] soldier and statesman,のan locatedoutdoor at the [[Royal Exchange, London|Royal Exchange]] in London.sculptureである<ref name=LR>{{cite web|title=Statue: Duke of Wellington statue – EC2|url=http://www.londonremembers.com/memorials/duke-of-wellington-statue-ec2|publisher=LondonRemembers.com|accessdate=22 September 2014}}</ref> It overlooks [[Bank junction]] in the historic [[City of London]]. The sculptor was [[Francis Leggatt Chantrey]].<ref name="Baker2002">{{cite book|author=Margaret Baker|title=Discovering London Statues and Monuments|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=pVJLa5jgzQ4C&pg=PA151|year=2002|publisher=Osprey Publishing|isbn=978-0-7478-0495-6|page=151}}</ref> The statue commemorates Wellington's assistance to the City of London in ensuring a bill was passed to allow the rebuilding of [[London Bridge]].<ref>http://barryoneoff.co.uk/html/statues2.html</ref>
 
==History==
While sitting for a later portrait by [[Charles Robert Leslie]]チャールズ・ロバート・レスリー, Wellington recalled that Chantrey had told him he had a square head.<ref name="Gleig1865">{{cite book|author=George Robert Gleig|title=The life of Arthur, Duke of Wellington|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=_Y5QAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA442|year=1865|publisher=Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer|page=442}}</ref> After Chantrey's sudden death his studio assistant [[Henry Weekes]] completed the sculpture.<ref name=odnb>{{cite web |title = Stevens T. 'Weekes, Henry (1807–1877)', ''Oxford Dictionary of National Biography'' (2004) |url = http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/28969 |publisher= Oxford University Press| accessdate = 2014-09-22}}</ref><ref name=LR/>
 
Wellington attended the unveiling of his statue on 1844年6月18 June 1844.日に行われた自身の像の除幕に<ref name="Baker2002"/><ref name="Timbs1852">{{cite book|author=John Timbs|title=Wellingtoniana: anecdotes, maxims, and characteristics, of the duke of Wellington, selected by J. Timbs|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=BghcAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA66|year=1852|page=66}}</ref> The date was chosen to commemorate the この日は1815年に同じ日、[[Battle of Waterlooワーテルローの戦い]], where Wellington led an allied army to victory against 、ウェリントンが連合軍を率いて[[Napoleonナポレオン・ボナパルト]], in 1815.に勝利したことを記念して選ばれた<ref name="Wilson1844">{{cite book|author=Effingham Wilson|title=Wilson's Description of the New Royal Exchange, Including an Historical Notice of the Former Edifices: And a Brief Memoir of Sir Thomas Gresham, Knt., Founder of the Original Burse in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth ...|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=RrpCAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA114|year=1844|publisher=E. Wilson|pages=114–116}}</ref> [[Frederickフリードリヒ・アウグスト2世 Augustus II of Saxony(ザクセン王)|Frederick Augustus II]], [[King of Saxony]], who was in London visiting [[Queenヴィクトリア Victoria(イギリス女王)]], also attended the unveiling.<ref name="Wilson1844"/>
 
==Description==
==外部リンク==
* {{Commons category-inline|Equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington, Royal Exchange, London}}
 
{{Public art in London}}
{{Wellington}}
 
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