:: WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Monument

The monument to Civilization of Minas (‘Mineira’ Earth) is the work of Italian sculptor Giulio Starace and was inaugurated in 1930. At its pedestal, there are bas-reliefs in bronze plaques alluding to important events in the history of the state. At the top, a male figure holds a flag. Located on the square in front of the old railway station, it welcomed those who arrived.
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O monumento à Civilização Mineira (Terra Mineira) é obra do escultor italiano Giulio Starace e foi inaugurado em 1930. Na sua base, há baixos relevos em placas de bronze aludindo a fatos importantes da história de Minas. No topo, uma estátua de uma figura masculina empunha uma bandeira. Localizado na praça em frente à antiga estação ferroviária, saudava aqueles que chegavam.
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