Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of (1769-1852) - called by Shaw "the most typical Irishman," he was born in Dublin, his memorial (phallic), sometimes called "the overgrown milestone," stands in the Phoenix Park. Iron panels at the base depict the duke in India, at Waterloo. An iron bridge across the Liffey bears his name, also one of the Liffey quays. The tour of the Willingdone Museyroom retells two jokes about the duke: (1) he told blackmailing Jenny to "publish and be dammed"; and (2) as Mr Tindall shows, there is a well-known joke in Freud's Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious about a child who asks the guide in a waxworks "Which is the Duke and which is his horse?" The guide answers, "You pays your money and you takes your choice." (Glasheen, Adaline / Third census of Finnegans wake)
The Wellington Monument (or more correctly the Wellington Testimonial) is an obelisk located in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland. The testimonial is situated at the southeast end of the Park, overlooking Kilmainham and the River Liffey. The structure is 62 metres (203 ft) tall, making it the largest obelisk in Europe.