Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Vila Franco do Campo
(Fr. de São Miguel)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Prior António Jacinto Medeiros (antigua Rua Fonte do Bago)
(Fonte do Bago)

São Miguel Arcanjo

The Archangel Michael

Archangel, the field commander of the Army of God. He is often depicted slaying Satan represented as a dragon, and with a shield with text quis ut deus (Who is like God?, a literal translation of the name Michael).
(Wikipedia)

1863?

Vila Franco do Campo /  São Miguel Arcanjo   Vila Franco do Campo /  São Miguel Arcanjo

Description

Stone relief on a fountain 'Fonte do Bago', with above the relief the words quis ut deus and below the relief C.M.V.F. 1863 (Câmara Municipal de Vila Franca).

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Location (N 37°42'56" - W 25°26'9")

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Item Code: ptac087; Photograph: 24 June 2016
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