Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Poughkeepsie
New York

Columbus Drive / Mill Street

Christopher Columbus

Archimedes Giacomantonio
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1992

Poughkeepsie /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus, dressed in medieval garb that includes a belted shirt, a long swirling cape, a cap, and gloves, stands with his right hand raised to his brow while his left hand hangs by his side. A sword hangs from the left side of his belt and a cross hangs around his neck.

Inscription(s)

On front of base, around seal:

ITALIAN CENTER POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.

(The remaining three sides of the base bear the names of Italian immigrants in the Poughkeepsie area

Signed: A. GIACOMANTONIO
ROMAN BRONZE

Annotation

Near the Italian Center (227 Mill Street). This sculpture is a reproduction of a Columbus statue in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location N 41°42'22" W 73°55'47"

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