(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)
Granite bas relief shoswing a front view of Columbus with a quadrant and a unrolled map in his hands
great navigator and
discoverer of america
presented to the city of garfield
by the garfield chapter of unico national
october 15, 1967
On the back side the patrons are listed.
Sources & Information
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location (N 40°53'2" - W 74°6'3")
Item Code: usnj31; Photograph: 8 October 2000
/ updated: 20 November 2010
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