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Avenida Dom Carlos I / Praça 5 de Outubro

Monumento aos Decobrimentos Portugueses

Monument for the Portuguese Discoveries

João de Sousa Araújo
1992

Cascais /  Monumento aos Decobrimentos Portugueses   Cascais /  Monumento aos Decobrimentos Portugueses

Description

Bronze statue of a female figure, whose hair, very long, evoke the rigging of boats. The pedestal is made of rocks and has a tablet with a map showing the discoveries.

Cascais - Monumento aos Decobrimentos Portugueses Cascais - Monumento aos Decobrimentos Portugueses

Inscription(s)

monumento
aos
DESCOBRIMENTOS PORTUGUESES
ofertado ao povo de cascais
pela
ala academia de letras e artes
inaugurado por sua excelencia
o subsecretário de estado da cultura
professor doutor antónio de sousa lara
com a presença de
presidente da càmara municipal de cascais
doutor georges alphonse silveira dargent
vice presidente da academia de letras e artes
comendador joaquim antónio pereira baraona
representantes de paises de
lingua e cultura portuguesas
entidades oficials religiosas civis e militares
e do mui bom povo de cascais
aos 22 dias de fevereiro de 1992

comemorando os 500 anos
dos descobrimentos portugueses
a academia de letras e artes
doou este monumento
ao povo de cascais

testemunho de goa e moçambique com
elvira e nicolau menezes

(map with the discoveries)

Monument
to the
PORTUGUESE DISCOVERIES
offered to the people of Cascais
by
the Academy of Letters and Arts
inaugurated by His Excellence
the Undersecretary of State for Culture
Professor dr. António de Sousa Lara
in the presence of
the president of the municipal chamber of Cascais
dr. Georges Alphonse Silveira Dargent
vice president of the Academy of Letters and Arts
Commandant Joaquim António Pereira Baraona
representatives of the
Portuguese language and culture
civil, military and religious official entities
and the very good people of Cascais
at the 22nd day of February 1992

Celebrating 500 years
of Portuguese discoveries
the Academy of Letters and Arts
donated this monument
to the people of Cascais

Testimony of Goa and Mozambique
Elvira and Nicolau Menezes

Signature

joao de sousa araujo

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 38°41'47" - W 9°25'12")

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