The Dragon Slayers Horse by salsbells69

Partial capture of ‘George the dragon slayers’ Statue outside Melbourne State Library, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. I really liked the the way the horse exudes so much character in the statue apppearing as the true fighter in this battle.

Featured in the Statues and Such Group.

Nikon D60
ISO 1600
80 mm


  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 6 years ago

    wow sal, that’s great, in the thumbnail, i thought you must have taken up painting!!!!

  • Lol..thanks Karin :)))

    – salsbells69

  • phil1950
    phil1950over 6 years ago

    Great shot. I feel sorry for the poor misunderstood dragons

  • Lol Thanks Phil :)))

    – salsbells69

  • joak
    joakover 6 years ago

    nice one …i think the horse wis the main player anyway i canny imagine anyone called george slayin anythin!

  • LMAO…Thanks Joak!!! :)))

    – salsbells69

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillover 6 years ago

    wonderful clear sharp shot, wonderful statue. hugsxxx

  • Thankyou very much Hilary :))) your support is much appreciated :)))

    – salsbells69

  • handprintz
    handprintzover 6 years ago

    Great angle and light Sals

  • Thankyou Trudi :)))

    – salsbells69

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...over 6 years ago

    This statue has haunted me ever since I was a child.
    As far back as I can remember, I have loved Dragons.
    And this person killed them.
    Whenever my grandparents took me to the Museum, I cringed
    at the site of this statue.
    May the way of the Dragon Last Forever……
    So There……….

  • So sorry Larry..i am an equine fan and i do love the dragons so i understand your plight..not to offend you at all :))

    – salsbells69

  • Van Cordle
    Van Cordleover 6 years ago

    Great capture salsbells69!!

  • Thankyou Van :)))

    – salsbells69

  • dougie1
    dougie1over 6 years ago

    good shot sals!

  • Thankyou Dougie :))

    – salsbells69

  • dougie1
    dougie1over 6 years ago

    sals look here for saint george!

  • Wow..what a fab story Dougie!! Thankyou..needed to learn more about it :)))

    – salsbells69

  • VonMcKnelly
    VonMcKnellyover 6 years ago

    Only one thing worse than a dragon… Americans. (Reign of Fire quote)
    So thanks to George not many dragons left in Melbourne huh?
    Intense look on the horse’s face….sweet up shot.

  • Thanks Von :)) I’ma bit of a dragon :p

    – salsbells69

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