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Christopher Columbus

Archimedes Giacomantonio
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1952

Hazleton /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus, dressed in medieval garb that includes a belted shirt, a long swirling cape, a cap, and gloves, stands with his right hand raised to his brow while his left hand hangs by his side. A sword hangs from the left side of his belt and a cross hangs around his neck.

Inscription(s)

christopher columbus
daring and fearless genoese
navigator who with unwaver-
ing faith in god discovered
a new world for free men
october 12, 1492
(on rear of base:)
presented by
columbus monument committee
columbus club
associated clubs
james capparell
and
grateful citizens of this community
1952

Signed: GIACOMANTONIO ROMAN BRONZE WORKS, INC.

Annotation

This sculpture is a reproduction of a Columbus statue in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Locatie (N 40°57'35" - W 75°58'29")

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