Notes on the Geography of Argentina: Avenida de Mayo: Photo 41
The's dome's elongated profile is reminiscent of the dome of the Sacré Coeur Basilica, which is only a couple of decades older. Was this another nod to Paris?
Jules Lagae was the sculptor of the Monument of the Two Congresses, placed in 1914. The name alludes to the Constitutional Assembly of 1813 and the 1816 Congress of Tucuman. Both are represented by the figures reaching up to the central figure, representing a unified Argentina. At her feet lie the evil snakes she has bested.
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