Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lisboa
(Fr. de Santa Maria Maior)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Rua 1° de Dezembro
(Estação do Rossio)

Retratos na fachada da Estação do Rossio

Portraits at the façade of Rossio Station


1891

Lisboa /  Retratos na fachada da Estação do Rossio

Description

The station was designed between 1886 and 1887 by Portuguese architect José Luís Monteiro. The façade shows three portraits: in top center King Carlos I and in the center of the first floor two portraits, the left is probably José Luís Monteiro (1848-1941, Wikipedia).

Lisboa - Retratos na fachada da Estação do Rossio Lisboa - Retratos na fachada da Estação do Rossio Lisboa - Retratos na fachada da Estação do Rossio

The statue of King Sebastian in a niche between the two arches is on 3 May 2016 accidentally destroyed by a person who knocked it over by climbing up for a photograph.

Sources & Information

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Location N 38°42'52" W 9°8'26"

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