Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lagoa
(Fr. de Santa Cruz)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Gen. Bernaldo do Canto
(Jardim da Câmara Municipal da Lagoa)

Infante Dom Henrique

Prince Henry the Navigator

Porto 1394 - Sagres 1460
infante (prince) of the Kingdom of Portugal, responsible for the beginning of the European worldwide explorations
(Wikipedia)
Xavier Costa
1960

Lagoa /  Infante Dom Henrique   Lagoa /  Infante Dom Henrique

Description

Stone monumunt with the Portuguese armillary sphere with cross at the top and reliefs and text on the four sides:

Lagoa - Infante Dom Henrique
Prince Henry the Navigator
Lagoa - Infante Dom Henrique
Farmer with sheaf of corn
Lagoa - Infante Dom Henrique
Fisher with net and fish

Inscription(s)

AO
INFANTE D. HENRIQUE
no v centenario
da sua morte

1460-1960

Lagoa - Infante Dom Henrique

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 37°44'40" - W 25°34'11")

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