Bronze bust of Columbus wearing a small cap is mounted on a slender rectangular base. The front of the base is carved with images of his three sailing ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
"vir ligur atque italicus"
explorer and navigator
discoverer of american
of the journey to our land
of millions of people
all races, creed and nationality
Signed: CARON '92
Sources & Information
- Photo: James Gaddis, 9 September 2007. See gaddis's's photostream on Flickr.
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location (N 42°5'53" - W 75°54'39")
Item Code: usny34;
Added: 1 September 2009
/ Updated: 20 November 2010
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