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Cristóbal de Ponte

Genova (Italy) c. 1470 - Garachico 1532
Genoese banker, founder of the town of Garachico, 1496
(Geneanet)
Eladio de la Cruz
1996

Garachico /  Cristóbal de Ponte   Garachico /  Cristóbal de Ponte

Description

Bust in high relief and the coats of arms of Genua and Garachico mounted on a wall.
Through his grandchildren Juan and Tomas de Ponte he is one of the ancestors of Simón Bolívar (see genealogy on Bolívar's statue in Garachico.

Garachico - Cristóbal de Ponte
Garachico
Garachico - Cristóbal de Ponte
Genua

Inscription(s)

a CRISTOBAL de PONTE
fundador de esta
VILLA Y PUERTO
genova (italia) garachico
1496 - 1996
To Cristóbal de Ponte
Founder of this
town and port
Genua (Italy) Garachico
1496 - 1996

Signature

Eladio de la Cruz

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 28°22'19" - W 16°45'55")

Item Code: esca518; Photograph: 30 January 2020
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