Model of monument dedicated to General Máximo Gómez
Series II: Havana, n.d., 1900s-1999 (bulk dates 1910s-1930s).
Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection.
1 b&w photograph
Bustamante, Manuel R. ( donor )
Monuments, n.d., 1910s-1920s.
Subjects / Keywords:
Gómez, Máximo, 1836-1905 Monuments -- Cuba -- Havana Memorials -- Cuba -- Havana Havana (Cuba)
Scale model of monument dedicated to General Máximo Gómez (1836-1905). This model was the winner of a design competition held from 1918 to 1919. The monument was not dedicated until 1935. Written on verso: "Model submitted by the Italian sculptor, Aldo Gamba, which won first prize of. . . In a world-wide competition for a monument to be erected in the memory of General Máximo Gómez in Colón Park, Havana, Cuba. The monument will be made of Italian marble and bronze and cost in the neighborhood of $200,000. Photograph . . . By courtesy of Signor Gamba."
University of Miami Libraries
University of Miami Libraries. Cuban Heritage Collection.