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.
TORRES VEDRAS. From the West. ON the 29th, the head quarters of the army were removed to Torres Vedras, a city of great antiquity, and the chief of a corregidoria.… Read More
Car of Portuguese Estremadura. THE Portuguese Car has the appearance of a primitive invention, and in all probability has been transmitted without improvement from the ancient conquerors of Lusitania.