Click image to zoom
Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Statue of George III, Windsor
Photograph of the Statue of King George III, otherwise known as the 'Copper Horse' on the Long Walk, Windsor.
The statue of George III on Snow Hill at the end of the Long Walk was commissioned by his son George IV to commemorate his father at his favourite residence, Windsor Castle. The statue is usually referred to as the Copper Horse, although it is an iron frame clad in bronze. It was elevated on 24 October 1831.
Text adapted from Roger Fenton – Julia Margaret Cameron: Early British photographs from the Royal Collection, London, 2010