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
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.
CREEK OF MACEIRA. THE fleet with the troops under the orders of Lieutenant-General Sir Harry Burrard, came to an anchor in the open sea, off this Creek, on the 25th… Read More