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(Real Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País de Tenerife)

José de Viera y Clavijo

Realejo Alto, Tenerife 1731 - Las Palmas de G.C. 1813
ecclesiastic, historian, botanist, ethnographer, and professor, best known for his exhaustive History of the Canary Islands (Historia de Canarias)
(Wikipedia)
Manolo González
2006 (2010)

La Laguna, San Cristóbal de /  José de Viera y Clavijo   La Laguna, San Cristóbal de /  José de Viera y Clavijo

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Bust on a stone plinth in the courtyard of the Real Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País de Tenerife.

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JOSE DE VIERA Y CLAVIJO
1731 - 1813

Sacerdote, poligrafo y referente de la Ilustracion en Canarias
Componente de la Tertulia de Nava
Miembro de Honor de esta Real Sociedad Económica desde
el 1 de mayo de 1778
Busto donado por el Gobierno de la Communidad A....a
Dia de las Letras Canarias 2010
José de Viera y Clavijo
1731 - 1813

Priest, polygrapher and referent of the Enlightenment in the Canary Islands
Component of the Tertulia de Nava
Honorary Member of this Royal Economic Society since
1 May 1778
Bust donated by the Government of the Community A...a
Day of the Canarian Letters 2010

Signature

m. gonzalez 2006

Sculptor

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Location (N 28°29'21" - W 16°18'55")

Item Code: esca669; Photograph: 3 February 2020
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