Notes on the Geography of Spain: Madrid: Photo 83
What would he have made of this, the monument to Columbus that was erected in 1885 to celebrate the marriage of Alfonso XII? Columbus appears to be pointing to the New World, though his arm actually extends to the east. The monument is unapproachable today because it stands at the center of a busy traffic circle in the Plaza de Colón.
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