The Rex Sacrorum (“king of sacrifices”), also known as Rex Sacrificulus was one of the highest Roman priests.
Abbotsford, the well known mansion and estate of Sir Walter Scott, is beautifully situated on the banks of the Tweed, amidst the most enchanting scenery.
View of the city and the Douro River from the verge of the granite precipice on the north side of the Douro.
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At the Ribuleira-street, a very interesting view presents itself. The foreground is occupied by the busy scene of the Custom-house Quay.
Jack Rattenbury. The smugglers; picturesque chapters in the story of an ancient craft by Charles George Harper.
The annexed view, taken at the foot of the Serra, near the Bridge of Boats, exhibits the most ancient part of the city of Oporto.
Leading the spectator onward, and crossing to Villa Nova on the southern bank of the Douro, we come in full view of the city of Oporto
A view of the city of Oporto as seen from the Monte d’Arabida, looking directly up the majestic and beautifully winding Douro.
The approach to Oporto by sea is remarkably beautiful. The view given in the vignette is taken from the garden of the Quinta of Senhor Joao Pacheco.
The Congress Hall has for many years held the palm of fashion among the rival Hotels of Saratoga.