GIRL OF GUARDA. THE approach to Guarda through the valley of saint Anthonio, formed by two parallel branches of the Serra da Estrella is beautiful and romantic. The city is… Read More
PEASANT BOY OF NISA. IN this district a variation is observable in the dress of the peasantry, and bespeaks the contiguity of the Spanish frontier. Instead of cocked hats, which… Read More
LADY OF LISBON. Of the middle Class. THE Ladies of Portugal are generally handsome, and in many instances may boast the highest pretensions to beauty.
GENTLEMAN OF LISBON. THIS sketch represents a Gentleman in the ordinary Portuguese habit. The capa or cloak, the remains of the Roman toga, is worn in Lisbon by every class… Read More
Aguas Livres aqueduct in 1808. Aqueduct of Alcântara.
ENVIRONS OF LISBON, And Aqueduct of Alcântara.
THE FRANCISCAN ORDER. THE Franciscan order, founded in the year 1209, was marked by the severity of its discipline. The extravagant appearance of devotion assumed by the members of this… Read More
CINTRA FROM Torres Vedras to Cintra the road lies through a series of military posts, and strong passes, and through the village of Mafra, celebrated for its magnificent palace and… Read More
PEASANT OF TORRES VEDRAS.
PEASANT IN A STRAW COAT. THE shepherds and labouring Peasants in most provinces of the Peninsula, protect themselves from the periodical heavy rains by a straw covering; this species of… Read More