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Piccadilly Circus. The statue of Anteros the brother of Eros. The statue is made of aluminum.

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14 June 1913: Crowds watch the cortege of suffragette Emily Davison, who was killed by the King's horse at the Derby, passing Eros at Piccadilly Circus.


The most famous statue of Eros is that which has become a London landmark in Piccadilly Circus since 1893, Interestingly the sculptor Alfred Gilbert, actually intended this statue to be a companion to god to Eros called Anteros or Love Requited. This sculpture was also one of the first statutes ever cast in aluminum.

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