Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Vidigueira
Beja (distrito)

Alentejo

Praça Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama

(Sines 1460 or '9 - Cochim, India 1524)
Portuguese explorer, commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India
(Wikipedia)
Helder Baptista
1969

Vidigueira /  Vasco da Gama   Vidigueira /  Vasco da Gama

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

DOM VASCO DA GAMA
1469-1524

descobridor e almirante do mar da india
1º conde da vidigeira
vice rei da india

aquelle illustre gama,
que para si de eneas troma a fama
comões lus., i-12

Vasco da Gama
1469-1524
Discoverer and Admiral of the Sea of India
1st Count of Vidigeira
Viceroy of India

Signature

MOP 1970

Vidigueira - Vasco da Gama

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°12'28" W 7°47'52"

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