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Elvas
Portalegre (distrito)

Alentejo

Largo da Misericórdia

Dom Manuel I

King Manuel I of Portugal

Alcochete 1469 - Lisboa 1521
King of Portugal and the Algarves, 1495-1521
(Wikipedia)
João de Paula
2009

Elvas /  Dom Manuel I   Elvas /  Dom Manuel I

Description

Bronze statue of King Manuel I with a document and a scepter (the largest part is broken off) in his hands. At his feet stands an armillary sphere (several rings are missing).

Inscription(s)

el rei d.manuel i
deu foral
a esta cidade
em 1512

King Manuel I
granted foral [city rights]
to this city
in 1512

Signature

(unreadable)

Elvas - Dom Manuel I

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 38°52'46" - W 7°9'55")

Item Code: ptat065; Photograph: 3 September 2017
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