1848 – 1907
Industrial Revolution II

Leighton's An Athlete Wrestling with a Python

Sir Frederic Leighton, An Athlete Wrestling with a Python, 1877, bronze, 1746 x 984 x 1099 mm (Tate Britain, London)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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