Columbus Monuments Pages

Chile
Santiago de Chile
Región Metropolitana

Parque Forestal

Busto de Cristóbal Colón

Bust of Columbus



1892 or earlier

Santiago de Chile /  Busto de Cristóbal Colón   Santiago de Chile /  Busto de Cristóbal Colón

Description

Bust.

Inscription(s)

homenaje de la municipalidad de santiago
cristobal colon
descubridor de america
1492

Annotation

J.M. Dickey, Christopher Columbus and his Monument Columbia (1892), p. 279, describes a marble bust existing in 1892. He describes it as 'modeled after the De Bry portrait' and having 'a Dutch cap and garments.' This is obviously not he bust illustrated above.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 33°26'8" W 70°38'28"

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