Statues - Hither & Thither

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Belo Horizonte
Minas Gerais

Praça da Estação
(Estação Central)

Comércio e Ferrovias

Trade and Railways

artist unknown

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On top of the front tympan of the tower of the train station (now museum) are two leaning female figures representing Trade (with Mercurius' staff and cornucopia) and Railways (with a winged train wheel and a feather).
The station is built in 1922 after designs of Caetano Lopes and Luiz Olivieri.


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Location (S 19°55'0" - W 43°56'0")

Item Code: brmg009; Photograph: 7 July 2017
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