Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Angra do Heroísmo
(Fr. da Sé)
Terceira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Praça Velha
(Paços do Concelho / City Hall)

Estátua alegórica da cidade de Angra do Heroísmo

Allegorical statue representing the City of Angra do Heroísmo

(artist?)
1866

Angra do Heroísmo /  Estátua alegórica da cidade de Angra do Heroísmo   Angra do Heroísmo /  Estátua alegórica da cidade de Angra do Heroísmo

Description

Marble statue of a woman with a shield adorned with the Portuguese coat of arms and a goshawk (açor) on her arm. The statue is offered to the city by king John VI of Portugal.

Angra do Heroísmo - Estátua alegórica da cidade de Angra do Heroísmo

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 38°39'21" - W 27°13'5")

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