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Saint James the Greater the Pilgrim

or James, son of Zebedee (d. 44)
one of the Twelve Apostles. Patron saint of pilgrims, soldiers and cavalrymen. Depicted holding a pilgrim's staff decorated with a scallop shell. His remains are in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain)
(Wikipedia)
Juan Borges Linares
2002

Gáldar /  Santiago El Peregrino   Gáldar /  Santiago El Peregrino

Description

Bronze statue of St. James the Greater as a pilgrim.

Inscription(s)

al señor santiago
patrono de galdar
alcalde mayor perpetuo
titular del real beneficio

mcmxcviii

Signature

borges linares | 2002 | (galdar)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 28°8'45" - W 15°39'20")

Item Code: esca088; Photograph: 6 January 2015
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