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United States of America
New Haven
Connecticut

Wooster Square

Christopher Columbus at Wooster Square

(artist?)
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1892/1955

New Haven /  Christopher Columbus at Wooster Square   New Haven /  Christopher Columbus at Wooster Square

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus with his right foot forward. His right hand holds a compass and his left hand holds a small globe. On a pedestal made of large granite stones.

Inscription(s)

A
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO
GL'ITALIANI
DI
NEW HAVEN
1892

Signature

ROMAN BRONZE WORKS INC. N.Y.

Annotation

Donated by the United Italian Societies. In 1955 the statue was completely recast in bronze. In 1992, monument received a memorial stone dedicated by the Greater New Haven Columbus Day Committee.
1992 memorial stone

Site of annual wreath-laying ceremony on Columbus Day.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°18'14" W 72°55'4"

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Item Code: usct07; Added: 24 October 2000  / Photograph: 24 October 2000

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