Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza San Michele
(Loggia di Palazzo Pretorio)

Carlo Piaggia

Badia di Cantignano, Lucca 1827 - Karkog [Sannar], Sudan 1882
Italian explorer of the region of Uganda and the Southern Nile river
(Wikipedia)
Augusto Passaglia
1896

Lucca /  Carlo Piaggia   Lucca /  Carlo Piaggia

Description

Bronze bust on a console with a marble text plaque.

Inscription(s)

a
CARLO PIAGGIA
intrepido esploratore delle terre affricane
mdccclvi _ mdccclxxxii
i concittadini
addi xx settembre mdcccxcvi

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°50'33" E 10°30'8"

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