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Ritratto di Colombo

Portrait of Columbus

Dino Soma
1923

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Description

Bronze medaillon showing Columbus studying a globe (with a modern map of the Americas!). In a background a caravel.

Annotation

The medaillon was made on the initiative of Natalio Trebino and was unveiled 12 October 1923.
Soma presented a copy of the medaillon Trebino, who took it in 1930 to Argentine where it still is (see Córdoba, Argentina).

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Tags

Location N 45°4'13" E 7°41'7"

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