Lion (Britains Zoo 910)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Lion (Britains Zoo 910)

Lion, Britains Zoo No910 (BritCat 1940).jpg Lion, Felis leo (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Lion, from the Britains Zoo range, catalogue number 910.

Giulia ...
" The proud posture of the lion is perfectly represented in this model: it is standing on its four powerful legs challenging each viewer. The most imposing part of this model is certainly the mane because it represents how this animal is strong. "

1940 catalogue description

" Known popularly as 'King of the Forest', they are majestic beasts of the cat tribe and rule all the other beasts by their unbounded courage and sagacity. They are found both in Africa and India. "