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Black Lion Aberdare

Aberdare the Black Lion in the background not Part of the £7.7 MULTI-MILLION-POUND scheme to regenerate Aberdare town centre

In Victoria Square in the centre of Aberdare stands a statue of Caradog. Designed by the world-famous sculptor Sir William Goscombe John, known as ‘The National Sculptor of Wales’, the statue was erected in 1920. It depicts Caradog conducting his choir with a Baton in his hand. Perched behind him is his violin.
http://caradog.org.uk/finding-caradog/finding-the-staue/