In the context of the reconstruction of Lisbon's down town, after the great earthquake of 1755, appeared the idea of building a triumphal arch as a gateway to the city rebuilt . The construction of the Arch of Augusta Street started in the 18th century and suffered several stops. It was completed about 100 years after it's start, in 1875 . Albumin print made by Vacláv Cifka (1811-1883), dated 1862, showing the arch under construction.

In the context of the reconstruction of Lisbon's down town, after the great…

Mosteiro dos Jerónimos  (1878)

Jerónimos Monastery (last decade of Still the effects of the earthquake of 1755 and the tsunami.

Before the Lisbon Chiado fire of 1988 "Armazens-do-Chiado"  http://www.your-lisbon-guide.com/news/the-day-lisbon-burned/

Before the Lisbon Chiado fire of 1988 "Armazens-do-Chiado" www.your-lisbon-g.

Antiga Praça Marquês de Pombal. Cerimonia de lançamento da primeira pedra na construção do Monumento ao Marques de Pombal em 12 de Agosto de 1917. (2)

Antiga Praça Marquês de Pombal. Cerimonia de lançamento da primeira pedra na construção do Monumento ao Marques de Pombal em 12 de Agosto de 1917. (2)

Estação ferroviária de Algés ( post.1890) Fotografia de Alexandre Cunha, in AML

Estação ferroviária de Algés ( post.1890) Fotografia de Alexandre Cunha, in AML

Praça dos Restauradores - 1886  Inauguração do Monumento aos Restauradores

Praça dos Restauradores - 1886 Inauguração do Monumento aos Restauradores

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