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Rota
Cádiz (prov.)

Plaza de Bartolomé Pérez

Monumento de V Centenario

500th Anniversary monument


1992

Rota /  Monumento de V Centenario   Rota /  Monumento de V Centenario

Description

Bronze ship on a granite column.

Inscription(s)

On the granite column there are two metal plaques. One with the inscription:
LA VILLA DE ROTA
EN RECONOCIMIENTO
A TODOS LOS QUE
PARTICIPARON EN
EL DESCUBRIMIENTO
DE AMERICA.
Translation: The village of Rota In recognition To all who participated in The discovery Of America.

And the second one the symbol of the 5th centenary with the years 1492-1992.

The ship is signed by the sculptor: "R. Osorio - Galo 92" (??)

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Location (N 36°37'0" - W 6°21'28")

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Item Code: esan035; Added: 12 March 2002  / Photograph: 12 March 2002

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