Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lomba da Maia
(Ribeira Grande)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Nossa Senhora da Conceição

João Augusto Soares Brandão

Lomba da Maia 1844 - Rio de Janeiro 1921
known by the stage name Brandão, o Popularíssimo [the highly popular]
Brazilian poet, playwright and actor
(Wikipedia)
José Maria de França Machado
1983

Lomba da Maia /  João Augusto Soares Brandão   Lomba da Maia /  João Augusto Soares Brandão

Description

Stele with bronze relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

ACTOR
J.A. SOARES BRANDÃO
O [P]OPULARÍSSIMO
n. 19-6-1845 em lomba da maia
[f.] 16-11-192[1] no brasil, onde foi
astro cujo brilho se
reflectiu ?mportug?

[H]OMENAG[EM]
[D]A [C]AMARA MUNICIPAL D[E]
RIBEIRA GRANDE
E J[UN]TA DE FREGUESIA
LOMBA DA MAIA
19-6-1983

[several letters missing]

Signature

i.m. frança | machado

Sculptor

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Location (N 37°49'45" - W 25°21'12")

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