Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Avenida Infante Dom Henrique / Campo de São Francisco

Monumento ao Emigrante

Monument to the Emigrant

erected in honour of the emigrants who left the island
Álvaro Raposo de França
Fundição Lage (Oliveira do Douro)
1999

Ponta Delgada /  Monumento ao Emigrante   Ponta Delgada /  Monumento ao Emigrante

Description

The monument consists of concrete steles, stone mosaics and three life-sized bronze figures, showing an emigrant family that starts off into a better future. The father of the family points hopeful to the west - towards America.

Inscription(s)

MONUMENTO
AO
EMIGRANTE
homenagem das câmaras municipais
de ponta delgada, ribeira grande,
vila franca do campo, nordeste,
lagoa e povoação.     1999

Signature

RAPOSO Đ FRANÇA 98
fundição lage

Ponta Delgada - Monumento ao Emigrante

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 37°44'13" W 25°40'21"

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