Benito Juarez

Anonymous, 1976. Lincoln Park/El Parque de Mexico, Los Angeles. Bronze with resinous fills.

From the plaque on the sculpture:

"Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz."

"Among individuals as among nations, the respect for the rights of others is peace." Benito Juarez, 1857.

Presented May 5, 1978, in tribute to a great statesman of the United States of Mexico, whose contributions to the cause of freedom continue to inspire new efforts in behalf of human rights. (Also in Spanish).

Lic. Jose Lopez Portillo, Presidente constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Accepted on behalf of the city of Los Angeles by Arthur K. Snyder, Councilman, 4th district.


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