Monumento a Nicolas Avellaneda, Avellaneda

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  • How in any square that boasts of such is this monument to Nicolas Avellaneda.Referente of this city.
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  • On the evening of June 8, 1913 opened in plaza Alsina, in the city of Avellaneda, in Buenos Aires, the monument to the doctor Nicolás Avellaneda. Work of its comprovinciana, the sculptor Lola Mora, is a splendid set in marble. The central figure to the illustrious President of standing, leaning on a platform around which is wound a tunic, element which gives airy movement. Three figures that accompany it. The oratory, in the form of a young woman who gives him a laurel, while an Angel Avellaneda a flaming torch. At the bottom, the Capital - homage to the historical accomplishment of the Tucumán - is symbolized by a seated female figure, who holds a cane in one hand and in the other carrier the coat of arms of Buenos Aires. It was a ceremony of great magnificence. The adjacent streets were decorated with flags and streamers, and an enormous amount of public was attended by. It was headed by the crowd, the President of the nation, Dr. Roque Sáenz Peña, with Vice President Dr. Victorino de la Plaza. As a special guest, was the former President, general Julio Argentino Roca, as well as dozens of senior officials. He covered the statue a large canvas adorned with flags, and Sáenz Peña proceeded to flow brewing head it, while the military band executed a solemn diana. Broke out immediately a deafening volley of applause, as well as live Lola Mora, who smiled happy and excited. They talked about the Vice President of the Plaza; the Minister of the Interior, Dr. Indalecio Gómez; National Senator for Tucumán, doctor Manuel Esteves, among others. Eight hundred people attended the subsequent reception at City Hall. It is work of the famous sculptor Lola Mora, beyond the formalities, has a history told by contemporaries, and today only in some Chronicles, telling that they were lovers. And for this reason the magnificence of the work. It has the particularity of having always a pigeon on his head. Made real and picturesque. Described the Chronicle of his inauguration, and its importance, allows to see the political situation of the time, marking the position through the culture, to the victors of conger to Federal ideas. The main streets of Avellaneda are a clear demonstration of this, Av. General Mitre, via main Roca Avenue, Av, Pavon, Yrigoyen, three with the name of Sarmiento, military, the educator and the President. Adolfo Alsina which leads to the two stages of the Club Atlético Independiente and RACING Club. Is interezante to visit and tour the historical center of the city, by the architectural and cultural value of the same
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  • It is a simple monument. Old and neglected, mined from pigeons. The truth do not think that it is an attraction to visit specifically
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  • The statue stands on a massive stone plinth. It has reliefs depicting the various events related to the process of federalization of the city of Buenos Aires. The work was carried out by the Argentine sculptor José Fioravanti and inaugurated in 1935.
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