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United States of America
Lodi
New Jersey

Christopher Columbus Park

Christopher Columbus

(prob. Cogoleto, Republic of Genua, c. 1451 - Valladolid 1506)
Italian explorer, who in Spanish service completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of America (see Background Information)
Ennio Tesei & Carlo Cavallari
1982

Lodi /  Christopher Columbus   Lodi /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus wearing ankle-boots and a loosely-fitted tunic. His right hand is held up to his forehead, shading his eyes. His left arm is akimbo. It stands on a concrete pedestal. The top of the pedestal is raised in front and resembles the prow of a boat. On the proper right side of the pedestal, near the top, an anchor hangs down from a hole. On the back side pedestal is a bronze coat-of-arms of Columbus, on the right side a bronze anchor.

Inscription(s)

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
PARK
the names of the members of the board of the Italian American Forum of Lodi
We thank the people of Lodi and the Mayor and Council
for its cooperation to make this dedication possible
October 10, 1982

Signature

E Tesei 82

Sculptors

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Location (N 40°52'36" - W 74°5'12")

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