Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Jardim José do Canto  

Carlos I de Portugal

Carlos I of Portugal

Lisboa 1863 - Lisboa 1908
King of Portugal, 1889-1908
(Wikipedia)
António da Costa Motta (tio)
1906 (2001)

Ponta Delgada /  Carlos I de Portugal   Ponta Delgada /  Carlos I de Portugal

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

suas
magestades
el rei
dom carlos
e a rainha
dona amélia
visitaram
o jardim
josé do canto
no dia
7 de julho
de 1901

Their
Majesties
King
Carlos
and Queen
Amélia
visited
the garden
José do Canto
at the
7th of July
1901

In front of the pedestal is also a text, to too many of the bronze letters are missing to transcribe the text.

Information Sign

Margarida e Augusto de Athayde, seus filhos Augusto, Duarte
e Luise e seu neto António aqui colocaram este busto para
assinalar o centenário da visita de El-Rei Dom Carlos
ao Jardim José do Canto.

O original da autoria de António Augusto da Costa Mota
pertence ao Museu da Assembleia da República que
autorizou a sua fundição.

Margarida and Augusto de Athayde, their children Augusto, Duarte,
and Luise and their grandson António put this bust here
to mark the centenary of the visit of King Carlos
to the José do Canto Garden.

The original by António Augusto da Costa Mota
belongs to the Museum of the Assembly of the Republic, that
authorized its casting.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 37°44'55" - W 25°40'13")

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