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 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.

Vintage postcard of a Portuguese Fishermen, Aveiro, Portugal

Vintage postcard of a Portuguese Fishermen, Aveiro, Portugal

Elevador da Glória no início do século XX (fotografia inédita publicada pela primeira vez em «Photographias de Lisboa 1900»).

Elevador da Glória no início do século XX (fotografia inédita publicada pela primeira vez em «Photographias de Lisboa 1900»).

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