Statue   

Francisco de Miranda statue

Francisco de Miranda statue Francisco de Miranda statue

Erection date: 1990

Inscription

{On a plaque beside the statue:}
General Francisco de Miranda lived at 58 Grafton Way from 1802 - 1810.
{On the semicircular base of the statue:}
Francisco de Miranda, 1750 - 1816, precursor of Latin American independence, born in Venezuela, died a prisoner in Spain.

Ornamental Passions us that "The statue is a copy of one made in 1895 by the Venezualan sculptor Rafael de la Cova. It was put in position in 1990 after the restoration of the house as a cultural centre."

Site: Francisco de Miranda statue (1 memorial)

W1, Fitzroy Square, London Foot Hospital, 40

On the Fitzroy Street side of the building.

Horwood's Plan shows that in the 1790's when Fitzroy Square was first built this was street number 34.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Francisco de Miranda statue

Subjects commemorated Information

Francisco de Miranda

Born Caracas, Venezuela. Died in jail in Cadiz, Spain.

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Francisco de Miranda statue

Created by Information

Rafael de la Cova

Sculptor.  Born Caracas.  Died Havana.

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