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Portugal
Caniço
(Santa Cruz)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Ponta do Garajau

Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cristo-Rei do Garajau)

Sacred Heart Statue

Georges Serraz & Pierre Lenoir
1927

Caniço /  Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cristo-Rei do Garajau)   Caniço /  Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cristo-Rei do Garajau)

Description

Large stone statue of the Sacred Heart of Christ, commonly known as Christ King Statue (Cristo Rei). The statue is with pedestal 14 m high.

Inscription(s)

AYRES D'ORNELLAS
DE VASCONCELLOS
15. proprietario do
morgado do canisso
e sua mulher
D. MARIA DE JESUS
SOUZA E HOLSTEIN
em cumprimento d'um voto
mandaram erigir este
monumento ao
sacrado coração
de jesus
em 1927
D. ANTONIO PEREIRA
RIBEIRO
bispo do funchal
lancou a benção solemne
a esta estatua do
SAGRADO CORAÇÃO
DE JESUS
em 30 d'outubro de 1927
festa de
CHRISTO REI
Ayres d'Ornellas
de Vasconcellos,
15th owner of
the majorat of Caniço
and his wife
D. Maria de Jesus
Souza e Holstein
in fulfillment of a vow
ordered to erect this
monument to
the Sacred Heart
of Jesus
in 1927
D. Antonio Pereira
Ribeiro,
Bishop of Funchal
has launched the solemn blessing
of this statue of
the Sacred Heart
of Jesus
30 October 1927
the feast of
Christ the King

Signature

lenoir pierre | SERRAZ

Caniço - Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cristo-Rei do Garajau)

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Location (N 32°38'18" - W 16°51'2")

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Item Code: ptma071; Photograph: 9 January 2014
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