Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
White Plains
New York

N. Broadway

Christopher Columbus

Peter Celi
1915

White Plains /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Marble statue of Columbus with a map and globe.

Inscription(s)

On the front of the pedestal:
CRISTOFORO
COLOMBO.
On the back of the pedestal:
TO
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
IN IMPERISHABLE
REMEMBRANCE
FROM ITALIAN CITIZENS
OF WHITE PLAINS
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE FOLLOWING
N. BAMBACE     F. GESTONE
R. BRIANTE     R. BERNARDUCCI
N. PIRONE     V. FASTIGGI
C. BAMBACE     F. DEBUONO
ERECTED OCTOBER 12, 1915.

Signature

(hardly readable): PETER CEL. WOODLAWN

Annotation

The statue is owned by the White Plains Historical Society.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 41°2'11" - W 73°45'53")

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Item Code: usny15; Photograph: 26 January 2001  / updated: 20 November 2010
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