Christopher Columbus Park
(prob. Cogoleto, Republic of Genua, c. 1451 - Valladolid 1506)
Italian explorer, who in Spanish service completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of America
(see Background Information)
Ennio Tesei & Carlo Cavallari
Bronze statue of Columbus wearing ankle-boots and a loosely-fitted tunic. His right hand is held up to his forehead, shading his eyes. His left arm is akimbo. It stands on a concrete pedestal. The top of the pedestal is raised in front and resembles the prow of a boat. On the proper right side of the pedestal, near the top, an anchor hangs down from a hole. On the back side pedestal is a bronze coat-of-arms of Columbus, on the right side a bronze anchor.
the names of the members of the board of the Italian American Forum of Lodi
We thank the people of Lodi and the Mayor and Council
for its cooperation to make this dedication possible
October 10, 1982
E Tesei 82
- Carlo Cavallari, sculptor.
- Ennio Tesei, sculptor.
Sources & Information
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Locatie (N 40°52'36" - W 74°5'12") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: usnj20;
Photograph: 8 October 2000
/ Updated: 5 March 2011
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