Opposite to Lisbon stands Almada, on the summit, and near the east end, of the high cliffs, which extend along the south bank of the Tagus, from thence to the sea.
The Largo do Pelourinho is so named from the small ornamental column which stands in its centre.
One of the most comprehensive views of the city of Lisbon may be obtained from the above-named eminence, within a short distance from the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Monte.
The ancient city of Lisbon from the Rua de San Miguel. Select views by Robert Batty.
The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, also Mosteiro de Belém; Hieronymite Monastery, also colloquially known as Jerome Monastery,
The Torre de Belém in the Belém district at the mouth of the River Tejo is one of Lisbon’s most famous landmarks.
The Church and Convent of Belem built by the rich and pious King Emmanuel, in the year 1500, to sanctify and to commemorate the greatest of Portuguese maritime events.
Laundress from around Lisbon. She represents a washerwoman from the outskirts of Lisbon who takes the clothes to be washed.
Éléonore de Portugal (~ 1436-1467). Impératrice du Saint-Empire romain germanique. La jeune fille qui relève le manteau de la princesse porte un petit voile bleu sur ses cheveux. La robe est rouge et laisse voir la chemise par des ouvertures aux épaules.
Historical costumes from Portugal 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli… Read More