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Cristóbal Colón

Christopher Columbus

Lorenzo Bartolini
1895

Cartagena de Indias /  Cristóbal Colón   Cartagena de Indias /  Cristóbal Colón

Description

The statue is a replica of the one erected in Genoa, Italy.

Inscription(s)

On the part visible on the photo is a map of the Americas, with beneath it a castilla y a leon. in the lower part of the pedestal a | la heroica | cartagena | j.b. mainero y t.

Annotation

An Italian Inmigrant, Juan Bautista Mainero y Trucco, bussinessman, marble importer, urbanist, real estate broker, donated the staue at the end of the 19th century.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 10°25'19" W 75°33'0"

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Item Code: co004; Added: 1 January 2000  / Updated: 28 January 2007

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