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No. 397. Camoens Monument in Camoens Garden. [Macao]
Albumen print. on printed mount
Studios Robespierre, Serge Plantureux
Born in Portugal, Luís Vaz de Camões had his Portuguese name being transliterated into Ka Mo Ying, Mo Mei and Ka Mo Ian by the Chinese. He had been to Goa of India and Malacca. He died in Lisbon of Portugal on 10 June, 1580. In 1849, a wealthy Portuguese merchant in Macao, Lourenço Marques, financed the construction of the Camões Grotto at the Camões Garden. A bronze bust of the poet sculpted by M.M. Bordalo Pinheiro was added in 1866.
Source: Serge plantureux, Chinese History of Photography: Mysterious Marshall Milton Miller, N°25-2018. - Thursday 28 June 2018 [Accessed: 28 June 2018]