Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Bettola
Piacenza (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Cristoforo Colombo

Cristoforo Colombo

Christopher Columbus

(artist?)
1892

Bettola /  Cristoforo Colombo   Bettola /  Cristoforo Colombo

Description

Stone statue on a pedestal.

Inscription(s)

DICA AI VENTURI
QUESTO MONUMENTO
SORTO PER UNANIME PLEBISCITO
CHE DA VALNURE USCI LA PROGENIE
DI
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO
AL MONDO ANTICO
SUBLIME DATORE D'UN ALTRO
21 AGOSTO 1892

Annotation

Bettola, or better the village of Pradello, claims to be the birth place of Christopher Columbus.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°46'34" E 9°36'17"

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