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Requalificação dos Poços Comunitários e Monumento ao Romeiro

Rehabilitation of Community Wells and Monument for the Pilgrims

Gonçalo 76 Martins
2009 (2011)

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Description

Six marble statues in two groups of three:
  1. Three Pilgrims to Bom Jesus of Ponta Delgada.
  2. Two Washwomen and a Child

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Each statue measures about 2 meters by 1 meter. The sculptures with basic geometric shapes, are robust and wide, representing the strength of the people formerly and every year , crossed the South to the North of the Island of Madeira to Ponta Delgada in order to fulfill their religious duty and celebrate festival in honor of the Lord of Bom Jesus de Ponta Delgada . This initiative of the Municipality of San Vicente ascended the 207,635.86 Euros and featured a contribution from ADRAMA 150 thousand euros

Signature

Gonçalo 76 / 2009

Annotation

Inaugurated 9 August 2011 by Alberto João Jardim, President of the Regional Government of Madeira.

Ponta Delgada - Requalificação dos Poços Comunitários e Monumento ao Romeiro

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Locatie (N 32°49'31" - W 16°59'18")

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