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Boobies, Conquistadors, and Other Things We Put up on Pedestals

What’s more interesting than the history a public statue represents? How that statue got there in the first place.

Katlyn Roberts
Jan 21 · 9 min read
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Barcelona and the Columbus Monument. Photo by Aleksandar Pasaric from Pexels
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Photos via the San Francisco Public Library.
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Alma and Adolph. Photos courtesy of The Legion of Honor Museum and The Press Reference Library
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photo via Barcelona.com
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Regions of Spain. Photo via worldatlas.com
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“Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of America,” ca. 1993. (Lithograph by John Duillo, now in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
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Photo via Wikimedia Commons
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Image by Iwona Olczyk from Pixabay

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