Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Yonkers
New York

Park Hill Ave.
(Columbus Park)

Bust of Christopher Columbus

(artist?)
1913

Yonkers /  Bust of Christopher Columbus   Yonkers /  Bust of Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze bust - painted with gold paint - of Columbus, depicted with a pageboy haircut, wearing a hat of his period, and a garment that is open-necked with a shawl-like collar.

Inscription(s)

CRISTOFORO
COLOMBO
1492 . 1913

Annotation

The bust is believed to be from the 1950s, and may be a replacement for one that was stolen.

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Sculptor

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Location (N 40°55'43" - W 73°53'32")

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