Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Jardim José do Canto  

José do Canto

Ponta Delgada 1820 - Ponta Delgada 1898
Azorean landowner and intellectual who distinguished himself as a bibliographer and promoter new agricultural technologies and species into the Azores
(Wikipedia)
Xavier Costa
1950

Ponta Delgada /  José do Canto   Ponta Delgada /  José do Canto

Description

Bronze statue of José do Canto in a long coat and with a book in his hand. It stands on a large pedestal with on the front Do Canto's coat of arms with the motto studium unicum doloris lenamentum

Inscription(s)

JOSÉ DO CANTO

(coat of arms)

nasceu
em
ponta delgada
a
20 de dezembro
de
1820

ao
intelectual
profundo e
vigoroso homem de
acção cuja vida
admiravel afirmou o
culto regionalista
como único via secura
para o engrandecimento
da terra
8 de abril
1950

morreu
em
ponta delgada
a
10 de julho
de
1898

JOSÉ DO CANTO

(coat of arms)

Born
in
Ponta Delgada
on the
20th of December
of
1820

(translation needed)

8 April
1950

Died
in
Ponta Delgada
on the
10th of July
of
1898

Ponta Delgada - José do Canto

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 37°44'51" W 25°40'11"

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