Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Machico
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Largo Dom Antonio Jardim de Oliveira

Tristão Vaz Teixeira

c. 1395 - Silves 1480
Portuguese navigator and explorer who, together with João Gonçalves Zarco and Bartolomeu Perestrelo, was the official discoverer and one of the first settlers of the archipelago of Madeira (1419-1420).
(Wikipedia)
Pedro dos Anjos Teixeira
1971

Machico /  Tristão Vaz Teixeira   Machico /  Tristão Vaz Teixeira

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

TRISTÃO VAZ TEIXEIRA

"…para que elle
a mantenha por mym
em justica
e em direito…"
anno do Senhor de 1440
O Iffante dom hamrrique
"…Lest he
keep it for me
in justice
and right…"
In the year of our Lord 1440
Infante Dom Henrique

Signature

Anjos Teixeira 1971

Machico - Tristão Vaz Teixeira

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 32°43'6" W 16°45'56"

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