Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Largo do Infante

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)
José Simões de Almeida (sobrinho)
1932

Vila Franco do Campo /  Infante Dom Henrique   Vila Franco do Campo /  Infante Dom Henrique

Description

Marble statue of Dom Henrique, sitting on a rock and looking towards the ocean.

Inscription(s)

AO
INFANTE
DE
SAGRES
1432-1932

Signature

Simões (sobº) | 1931

Vila Franco do Campo - Infante Dom Henrique

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 37°42'52" W 25°26'4"

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