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Lisbon In Photos: 10 Night Views

June 10, 2013 /Photography News/ Today, June 10, Portuguese all over the world celebrate Portugal Day (officially Dia de Camões, de Portugal e das Comunidades Portuguesas --"Day of Camões, Portugal, and the Portuguese Communities"),which marks the date of Luis de Camoes’ death in June 10, 1580. Camoes wrote the Os Lusiadas, Portugal’s national epic poem celebrating Portuguese history and achievements.

 Here is a set of photographs realized by Horácio Novais Studio (1930-1988) to celebrate Portugal Day. Courtesy of the Art Library of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

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Augusta Street, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

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Restoration Square, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

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Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

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Palace of the Marquesses of Fronteira, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

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Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

Portugal Day, Lisbon photographs, vintage photos, photography-news.com, Photography News, Diana Topan
Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

Portugal Day, Lisbon photographs, vintage photos, photography-news.com, Photography News, Diana Topan
Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

Portugal Day, Lisbon photographs, vintage photos, photography-news.com, Photography News, Diana Topan
Restoration Square, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

Portugal Day, Lisbon photographs, vintage photos, photography-news.com, Photography News, Diana Topan
Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

Portugal Day, Lisbon photographs, vintage photos, photography-news.com, Photography News, Diana Topan
Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Horácio Novais Studio

The Art Library of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, Portugal) is a specialized library in the field of Visual Arts and is aims is to provide information access to readers whose research needs include studies in history of art, fine arts and architecture. Besides is general found, constantly updated, the Library holds 180 photographic collections about the art history in Portugal.




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2 comments:

  1. Roni says

    Amazing picture, thanks for sharing


    Georgetta Cardoza says

    Your welcome I will love to meet the artist the pictures are breathe taking


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