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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Avenida Roberto Ivens

Roberto Ivens

Ponta Delgada 1850 - Dafundo, Oeiras 1898
Portuguese explorer of Africa, geographer, colonial administrator, and an officer of the Portuguese Navy. With Hermenegildo de Brito Capelo the first Europeans to cross Central Africa, 1884-85
(Wikipedia)
José Moreiro Rato
1889

Ponta Delgada /  Roberto Ivens   Ponta Delgada /  Roberto Ivens

Description

Stone bust with a map and a globe.

Ponta Delgada - Roberto Ivens

Inscription(s)

commemoração
da travessia em africa
de mossamedes
a quilimani
por
BRITO CAPELLO
e
ROBERTO IVENS
1884-1885

a
ROBERTO IVENS
nascido em
ponta delgada
aos 12 de junho de
1850

os michaelenses
erigiram este monumento
no anno de 1889

Commemoration
of the crossing of Africa
from Mossamedes
to Quilimani
by
BRITO CAPELLO
and
ROBERTO IVENS
1884-1885

To
ROBERTO IVENS
born in
Ponta Delgada
on the 12th of June
1850

The Michaelenses
erected this monument
in the year 1889

There are two extra tablets, one on the pedestal for the centenary of Ivens' birth (1950) and on the wall behind the monument one from 1990.

Signature

Moreiro Rato

Sculptor

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Location (N 37°44'18" - W 25°40'26")

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