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Monument to Bartolomé Mitre

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Monument to Bartolomé Mitre
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The Monumento ecuestre a Carlos María de Alvear located on Plaza Bartolomé Mitre, a landmark in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was raised in honor of Bartolomé Mitre (1821-1906).

It is a work by Italian sculptors David Calandra and Eduardo Rubino in 1927.

The Mitre bronze figure stands on a polished red granite base surrounded by allegories of Carrara marble. The monument was inaugurated on July 8, 1927, with a speech by the Minister of War, General Agustín P. Justo.

Location

Located on the Plaza Bartolomé Mitre, between the British Embassy and Biblioteca Nacional. Across the Del Libertador avenue, opposite to the Memorial, is located the Plaza Ruben Dario, and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

References

Monument to Bartolomé Mitre Wikipedia


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