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Lolita Pluma

Maria Dolores Rivero Hernández
town character
Amado González Hevia (Favila)

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Lolita Pluma   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Lolita Pluma


Bronze statue of an elderly woman surrounded by several cats.


La Ciudad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Lolita Pluma
Ma Dolores Rivero Hernández 1904-1987

Personaje popular entraóable, quirida por todos. Con su bohemia fue símbolo de libertad, musa del
turismo y los artistas, protectora de los animales, nominada "Reina del Parque Santa Catalina" en 1984.

Kind and much beloved popular character. Always showing her bohemian colours, she was a symbol of freedom,
muse of tourism and artists, protector of animals, was nominee to "Queen of Parque Santa Catalina" in 1984.

Escultor / Sculptor: Amado González Hevia "FAVILA" 1998


Favila 98


Maria Dolores Rivero Hernández, known as Lolita Pluma, was different, uncommon for the time in which she lived: she used extravagant dresses, several colour ribbons on the hair, on her face there was an extra amount of carmine, large and dark lines around her eyes, and she was always surrounded by cats, maybe her only friends. For many years she wandered, extravagant and proud, on the Parque Santa Catalina, where she earned her life selling chewing gun and exposing for tourist pictures.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Lolita Pluma


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Location (N 28°8'28" - W 15°25'52")

Item Code: esca024; Photograph: 4 January 2015
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