Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Lisboa (região)

Praça Duque de Saldanha

Duque de Saldanha

Duke of Saldanha

João Carlos Gregório Domingos Vicente Francisco de Saldanha de Oliveira Daun, Conde, Marquês e Duque de Saldanha
Lisboa 1790 - London 1876
Portuguese marshal and statesman
(Wikipedia)
Tomás Costa
Arsenal do Exército
1909

Lisboa /  Duque de Saldanha   Lisboa /  Duque de Saldanha

Description

Bronze statue of the Duke of Saldanha on a high pedestal on front of which is an angel with palm branch and sword.

Lisboa - Duque de Saldanha

Inscription(s)

ao marechal
duque de saldanha
1909

On bronze cartouches at the sides of the pedestal are names of wars:

guerra peninsular 1808-1814
campanha de montevideo 1816-1823
campanha da liberdade 1826-1834

Signature

Th. Costa
Arsenal do Exercito | Fundição de Canhões | peso 1920 k 1907

Lisboa - Duque de Saldanha

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 38°44'1" - W 9°8'41")

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