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Two statues, one of the Portuguese scholar, poet and magistrate Camilo Pessanha, and one of an unknown Chinese dignitary, lie disgarded on a construction site outside the Casino Lisboa which used to be a park and home to the two statues, Macau, 09 April 2006. Pessanha immersed himself in the Macau culture, collected Chinese art and became a respected China authority in the ex-Portuguese colony. He died on 01 March 1926 due to complications aggravated by his chronic opium use.
Two statues, one of the Portuguese scholar, poet and magistrate Camilo Pessanha, and one of an unknown Chinese dignitary, lie disgarded on a construction site outside the Casino Lisboa which used to be a park and home to the two statues, Macau, 09 April 2006. Pessanha immersed himself in the Macau culture, collected Chinese art and became a respected China authority in the ex-Portuguese colony. He died on 01 March 1926 due to complications aggravated by his chronic opium use.
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