Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Paseo de las Canteras / Calle Ferreras
(Plaza de la Cantante Maria Merida)

Pepe Gonçalves

Don José Gonçalves García
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 1875 pioneer of football in the Canary Islands
(Biography)
Tony Gallardo
1954/1994

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Pepe Gonçalves   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Pepe Gonçalves

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

el real club victoria
a su fundador
PEPE ÇONÇALVEZ
pionero del futbol canario
1894 - 1934
las palmas de gran canaria
29 de octubre de 1994

tony gallardo 1954

Signature

1954 | A. Gallardo

Annotation

In 1954 a plaster bust was inaugurated, in 1994 this is replaced by a bronze copy. The spelling of Gonçalves on the pedestail is erroneously 'Çonçalves'.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 28°8'53" - W 15°25'50")

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