Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
New York
New York

Bowling Green, Manhattan
(The U.S. Customs House)

Christopher Columbus as symbol for Genua

Augustus Lukeman
1907

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Description

Twelve statues symbolizing international seafaring and commercial powers are on the building's façade. Each statue stands for a nation, they are from left to right: Greece, Rome, Phoenicia, Genoa, Venice, Spain, Holland, Portugal, Denmark, Belgium, England, and France. The city of Genoa is represented by Columbus.

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Location N 40°42'15" W 74°0'49"

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Item Code: usny31; Added: 19 October 2001

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