Bronze statue of Columbus. He wears period costume including a tunic, cape and hat. In his left hand he holds a scroll. His proper right hand rests on a globe. The globe stands on a pedestal directly in front of Columbus. Behind Columbus is a coil of rope and an anchor
mater christi council 3352
knights of columbus
dedicates this monument
october 10, 1992
to commemorate 500 years of
evangelization in the americas
"admiral of the ocean sea"
whose faith and courage of conviction
made his dream a reality
- Demetz Art Studio in Ortisei (Italy), founded in 1872 under the original name of Vincenzo Demetz Figlio, is now after four generations the leading industry in creating outstanding works of ecclesiastical art (website).
Sources & Information
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location N 39°41'0" W 74°59'31"
Item Code: usnj41;
Added: 21 November 2010
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