Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Funchal
(Fr. da Sé)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Praça do Infante

Infante Dom Henrique

Prince Henry the Navigator

Porto 1394 - Sagres 1460
infante (prince) of the Kingdom of Portugal, responsible for the beginning of the European worldwide explorations
(Wikipedia)
Leopoldo de Almeida
1941 (1947)

Funchal /  Infante Dom Henrique   Funchal /  Infante Dom Henrique

Description

Bronze statue of Prince Henry, sitting, under an arch.

Annotation

The statue is inaugurated 28 May 1947.

N.B. Because of construction works on the Praça do Infante and restauration of the monument, it was not possible to come close to the statue.

Sculptor

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Location (N 32°38'47" - W 16°54'47")

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