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March 30, 2017 by The Atlas Team

Gallery: Lisbon before 1950s, from the U.S. Library of Congress

The archives of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., hold some spectacular photos of Lisbon at the turn of the century, around the 1910 revolution, and through the 1940s. Below are some of our favorites. Click the i icon on the images to find out what you’re looking at — it’s worth it.

Citations

Bain News Service, Publisher. Cavalry -- Portugal. [Between and Ca. 1915] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005019146/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. City View, Lisbon, Portugal. 1/24/19 date created or published later by Bain. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2004000064/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Home of Marquise Fronteira, Lisbon. [between and Ca. 1920] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005021234/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Infantry, Portugal. [Between and Ca. 1915] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2004009835/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Lisbon Jesuit's prisoners. [no Date Recorded on Caption Card] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2004008647/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Lisbon -- Revolution Wrecked Palace Room. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005021238/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. U.S. Embassy, Lisbon. [between and Ca. 1920] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005021237/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Palace, Lisbon. 1/24/19 date created or published later by Bain. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2004000061/.

Bain News Service, Publisher. Lisbon - Revolution. [between and Ca. 1920] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005021239/.

Frissell, Toni, photographer. [American tourist, Gertrude LeGendre, photographing boats in Lisbon, Portugal]. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669168/.

Frissell, Toni, photographer. [Medieval street in Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal]. [194] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669177/.

Noontime, fish market, Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006683808/.

Spain. Lisbon water front & Plaza of Commerce. [Between 1910 and 1926] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/npc2008012507/.
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