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Argentina
Bernal
Quilmes

Av. San Martin

Estatua de Cristóbal Colón

Statue of Columbus



1889/92

Bernal /  Estatua de Cristóbal Colón

Description

Statue of Columbus with sword.

Inscription(s)

A
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO
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Annotation

Commissioned and paid for by Agostino Pedemonte from Genova, an immigrant in Argentina, where he made his fortune. The monument is five meters high. It was unveiled in 8 December 1889.
The caption of the photo above was: 8 de Diciembre de 1889. Acto en el que se inauguró el monumento a Colón en la quinta la "Polvacera", de Don Agustín Pedemonte (8 December 1889. Act in which the monument to Columbus in the villa was inaugurated "Polvacera", of Don Agustín Pedemonte

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Location S 34°42'29" W 58°17'1"

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