Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Ponta Delgada
(Fr. de São Sebastião)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Praça do Municipio

São Miguel Arcanjo

The Archangel Michael

Archangel, the field commander of the Army of God. He is often depicted slaying Satan represented as a dragon, and with a shield with text quis ut deus (Who is like God?, a literal translation of the name Michael).
(Wikipedia)
Numídico Bessone
1955

Ponta Delgada /  São Miguel Arcanjo   Ponta Delgada /  São Miguel Arcanjo

Description

Bronze statue of St. Michael in armour and with a sword. The text QVIS VT DEVS is on a lanyard at his chest.

Inscription(s)

A
S. MIGUEL ARCANJO

padroeiro da nossa ilha

o municipio de ponta delgada

xxix - ix - mcmlv

To
ST. MICHAEL ARCHANGEL

Patron of our island

The Municipality of Ponta Delgada

29 - 9 - 1955

Sculptor

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Location (N 37°44'21" - W 25°40'8")

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