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Free San Antonio “Torch of Friendship” iPhone Wallpaper

Need some new eye candy for your iPhone?  Download our free iPhone wallpaper, featuring San Antonio’s famous “Torch of Friendship” or “La Antorcha de la Amistad”.

The torch, located in the heart of Downtown San Antonio is part of our rich history of building business, friendship and San Antonio!

La Antorcha de la Amistad (Spanish for “The Torch of Friendship”) is a monumental abstract sculpture that stands in DowntownSan AntonioTexas,United States of America. The artist of the sculpture is world-renowned Mexican sculptor, Sebastián, and was commissioned by the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (Association of Mexican Businesspeople). The sculpture was presented as a gift from the Mexican government to the City of San Antonio in 2002. It was unveiled on June 28, 2002, by the artist, Mayor Edward D. Garza, and then-Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico and political analyst Jorge Castañeda Gutman.

Get the wallpaper here.


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This entry was posted on August 1, 2012 by in San Antonio.

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