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Hello friends,

this is one of the two lions that adorn the main entrance of the Congress of Deputies in Madrid. They were fused at the Royal Ordnance Factory of Seville and are named "Daoz and Velarde." These lions are an artwork by Aragonese sculptor Ponciano Ponzano and Gascn and were cast in the Maestranza in Seville with metal of the cannons captured from the enemy in 1886 in Africa war.

Regards

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Hola amigos,

este es uno de los dos leones que adornan la entrada principal del Congreso de los Diputados en Madrid. Fueron fundidos en la Real Fbrica de Artillera de Sevilla y reciben los nombres de "Daoz y Velarde". Estos leones son obra del escultor aragons Ponciano Ponzano y Gascn y fueron fundidos en la Maestranza de Sevilla con metal de los caones capturados al enemigo en 1886 en la Guerra de frica.

Saludos

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