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Robert Baden-Powell Bust - Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
N 32° 38.933 W 016° 54.550
28S E 320936 N 3613973
Quick Description: Bronze bust of Baden-Powell in a scouting uniform with hat in Funchal
Location: Arquipélago da Madeira, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/19/2017 9:53:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMTXGQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 9

Long Description:
Lieutenant General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, OM GCMG GCVO KCB DL (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), also known as B-P or Lord Baden-Powell, was a British Army officer, writer, author of Scouting for Boys which was an inspiration for the Scout Movement, founder and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association and founder of the Girl Guides.

The bust was made by the sculptor Ricardo Jorge Abrantes Velosa in 1997 and was put up in 1998.

On the plaque is written:

1857 - 1941


homenagem das associações de
ideal escutista da região
autónoma da madeira

promovida pelo corpo nacional de escutas
no 70° aniversário da sua fundação
Fleur-de-lis?: No

Who placed the Monument or Memorial?: National Body of Scouts Madeira

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