Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lisboa
(Fr. das Avenidas Novas)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Avenida António Augusto Aguiar
(Estação Parque)

Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português

Mural showing Portuguese Discoveries

Françoise Schein & Federica Matta
1994

Lisboa /  Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português   Lisboa /  Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português

Description

The walls of the Parque Metro station are covered with 450,000 tiles and smal sculptures on the theme of the Portuguese Discoveries and the Rights of Man. There are 50 4x3 m maps with routes, further portraits, objects, etc. Only a few of those are photographed by us and shown here.

Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português
The route of Christopher Columbus first voyage 1492

Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português
The route of Fernão de Magalhães through the strait named after him, 1520
Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português

Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português
Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português
Afonso de Albuquerque
Lisboa - Mural mostrando os Descobrimentos Português
Vasco da Gama

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Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°43'46" W 9°9'1"

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Item Code: ptli001; Photograph: 1 July 1997  / updated: 29 August 2017
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