Laundress from around Lisbon. She represents a washerwoman from the outskirts of Lisbon who takes the clothes to be washed.
THIS sketch represents the ordinary dress of the Bishops of Portugal, and bears some general resemblance to the respectable prelate, whose name is here introduced.
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
The costume of Portuguese ladies of rank, which corresponds to English or French fashion, is complemented by a white handkerchief worn as a headdress and a coat resembling the capa.
The capa or cloak, the remains of the Roman toga, is worn in Lisbon by every class of citizens
The Aqueduto das Águas Livres in Lisbon is a complex system of development, delivery and distribution of water to the city
The Franciscan order, founded in the year 1209, was marked by the severity of its discipline
Sintra is a small town (vila) in Portugal about 25 km west of Lisbon. It belongs to the Município of the same name. The town is best known for its… Read More
The peasants of this district are of a stout and hardy constitution, they are said to be capable of great exertion, and patient under fatigue