Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Povoação
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Largo Fall River

Porta da Povoamento

Gate of the Settlement

No século XV, desembarcaram neste lugar, os primeiros povoadores desta Ilha de São Miguel
In the fifteenth century, the first settlers arrived here, at this local coast.
José Carlos Almeida
2005

Povoação /  Porta da Povoamento   Povoação /  Porta da Povoamento

Description

Gate of black basalt and white marmer with on the town side six marble portrait reliefs of the prominent figures of the time.

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Signature

(all reliefs) JA 2002
(sign) Projecto e Esculturas: josé carlos almeida
Construção a cargo de marques s.a.

Annotation

Inaugurated 3 July 2005 at the occassion of the 166th anniversary of the elevation of Povoação to municipality. It is the place where landed the first settlers of Sao Miguel Island. It consists of small images, embossed, of the prominent figures of the time.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 37°44'44" W 25°14'43"

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