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Monumental Gate

Valentim da Fonseca e Silva1783

Rio de Janeiro Department of Conservation

Rio de Janeiro Department of Conservation
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Wrought Iron Foundry in Val d'Osne, France, the Santana Field Gate is set at gneiss columns with cast iron frontispiece of sinuous design. At the top we find an arc that holds a medallion with the arms of the Republic, put in place at the Empire, who were there originally.

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  • Title: Monumental Gate
  • Creator: Mestre Valentim
  • Date Created: 1783
  • Location: Public Promenade-Downtown

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