Notes on the Geography of Great Mirror: Photo 44
Despite the archaic dress, the figure is Alfonso XIII, king of Spain from 1886 until 1941. Here he stands victorious over a chained African captive. Translated, a plaque on the base says, "I will enter Tunis as a victor or I will remain dead in Africa." A plaque on the other side slightly varies the motif: "Let me fall before my flag."
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