The monument consists of concrete steles, stone mosaics and three life-sized bronze figures, showing an emigrant family that starts off into a better future. The father of the family points hopeful to the west - towards America.
homenagem das câmaras municipais
de ponta delgada, ribeira grande,
vila franca do campo, nordeste,
lagoa e povoação. 1999
RAPOSO Đ FRANÇA 98
Sources & Information
- João & Rita Freitas, Estatuária Micaelense (Ponta Delgada 2007) (also on-line in three parts at blogspot).
Location (N 37°44'13" - W 25°40'21")
Item Code: ptac020; Photograph: 20 June 2016
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