Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Sagres
(Concelho de Vila do Bispo)
Faro (distrito)

Algarve

Rua Comandante Matoso
(Jardim de Sagres)

Infante Dom Henrique

Prince Henry the Navigator

Porto 1394 - Sagres 1460
infante (prince) of the Kingdom of Portugal, responsible for the beginning of the European worldwide explorations
(Wikipedia)
Augusto Cid
Fundição Cosme & Filhos (Canelas)
2009

Sagres /  Infante Dom Henrique   Sagres /  Infante Dom Henrique

Description

Bronze statue of Prince Henry the Navigator with a map of the south-west African coast in his left hand and and pointing to the sea with his right arm.

Inscription(s)

INFAN[T]E D. [H]ENRIQUE
1394-146[0]

Signature

escultor: augusto cid
formador: Carlos Oliveira
Fundição Cosme & filhos

Information Sign

este monumento
foi inaugurado a
10 de junho de 2009

This monument
is inaugurated on
10 June 2009

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 37°0'27" - W 8°56'26")

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