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'The Eagle Slayer' was cast in 1851 by the Coalbrookdale Company, having been designed by popular Victorian neoclassical sculptor John Bell. The sculpture is made of cast iron, a material previously only used for industrial use. The sculpture shows a shepherd who, upon discovering one of his sheep has been killed by an eagle, fires an arrow and kills the eagle. The statue appears in the 1875 Coalbrookdale Company catalogue (No.
H 256 x W 132 x D 166 cm
on loan from the Victora and Albert Museum