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João Gonçalves Zarco Statue Print E-mail
 The statue of João Gonçalves Zarco, a portuguese explorer, who discovered the Madeira archipelago and was the first donatary captain of Funchal, was entrusted to the sculptor Francisco Franco.

Inaugurated in 1934 it has a pedestal with four panels designed by the architect Cristiano da Silva. The panels are related to the discoveries: Settlement, Conquest, Wisdom and Evangelization. 

 
João Gonçalves Zarco Statue
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