Portuguese Tiles

If you are planning to work in Portugal or any of the other countries where Portuguese is spoken then it can only be to your advantage to learn as much of the

19th Century Portuguese Tile murals, spanish tile, victorian tile, decorative tile, ceramic tile

19th Century Portuguese Tile murals, spanish tile, victorian tile, decorative tile, ceramic tile

West Side Art Tiles - Transfer Tiles, Barbotine Tiles, Sgraffito Tiles and Hand-Painted Tiles

West Side Art Tiles - Transfer Tiles, Barbotine Tiles, Sgraffito Tiles and Hand-Painted Tiles

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Biblical scene depicted in azulejos (blue and white tiles) on the way to Santuário Nossa Senhora dos Remédios in Lamego

Rio Tinto Train Station opened on May 21, 1875, but the azulejos are from 1936, created by João Alves de Sá and made in Fábrica da Viúva Lamego. The scenes in the tile work are about the legend behind the place name Rio Tinto, which pre-dates Portugal’s formation as a country. As the story goes, there was a battle between the Christians and the Moors in the early part of the ninth century that resulted in much bloodshed, causing the river to run red — hence the name.

Azulejos of Rio Tinto Train Station

Rio Tinto Train Station opened on May 21, 1875, but the azulejos are from 1936, created by João Alves de Sá and made in Fábrica da Viúva Lamego. The scenes in the tile work are about the legend behind the place name Rio Tinto, which pre-dates Portugal’s formation as a country. As the story goes, there was a battle between the Christians and the Moors in the early part of the ninth century that resulted in much bloodshed, causing the river to run red — hence the name.

SPAIN. Panel of ceramic polychrome tiles depicting a bergantina. 1779. Catalan ceramics. From the Oratory of Mariners, Palma of Majorca. Maritime Museum. Barcelona. Spain

Panel of ceramic polychrome tiles depicting a bergantina. From the Oratory of Mariners, Palma of Majorca.

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