London,UK,5 November 2014,In south corner Belgrave Square sits bronze statue rather youthful Christopher Columbus holding rolled maritime chart looking westwards towards Americas.statue,a gift people Spain,was sculpted by Tomas Banuelos 1992 is mounted on Portland stone base with two narrow grey granite bands.It is dedicated 'to all peoples Americas commemoration 500th anniversary encounter two worlds' - reference to Columbus' expedition to Americas 1492 to claim territory on behalf Spain.

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London, UK, 5 November 2014, In the south corner of Belgrave Square sits the bronze statue of a rather youthful Christopher Columbus holding a rolled maritime chart and looking westwards towards the Americas. The statue, a gift of the people of Spain, was sculpted by Tomas Banuelos in 1992 and is mounted on a Portland stone base with two narrow grey granite bands. It is dedicated 'to all the peoples of the Americas in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the encounter of the two worlds' - a reference to Columbus' expedition to the Americas in 1492 to claim territory on behalf of Spain.