Photo Collections

José Luís Tinoco Collection

This collection is composed by 955 slides resulting of a photographic survey done by the architect José Luís Tinoco, featuring paintings, drawings and engravings produced by Portuguese contemporary artists between the 40s and the 70s of 20th century. Due to copyright restrictions this collection is only available within the local network.
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Portuguese architecture and sculpture: XVI-XIX centuries

This collection is composed by 2400 (b&w) photographs of Portuguese architecture and sculpture from 16th to 19th century carried out by a research team of the Courtauld Institute of Art.
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Portuguese Woodcarving

This collection of 1878 (b&w) print photographs and 1416 negatives proceeds from a research sponsored by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and made by the American art historian Robert Chester Smith in the beginning of the Sixties 20th century.
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Portuguese Tiles

Between 1960 and 1968 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation sponsored a research team headed by João Miguel dos Santos Simões with the purpose of making the inventory of Portuguese tiles. This team made 5028 photographs (b&w and color) of tiles. From the results of this inventory the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation published between 1963 and 1970 the reference work Corpus da azulejaria portuguesa.
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Mário Novaes’s Studio

This collection is composed by 80 309 images (negatives, diapositives and interpositives b&w and color) mostly taken by Mário Novaes’s Studio all over its 50 years of activity.
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Portuguese Gothic Architecture

This collection is composed by 410 (b&w) photographs from a research carried out by the historian Mário Tavares Chicó and photographer Mário Novaes on gothic architecture in Portugal. Out of this research the book A arquitectura gótica em Portugal was published in 1954.
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From National Stadium to Gulbenkian garden

This collection – composed by 929 color slides mainly of architectural drawings ofprojects by Portuguese 1st generation of landscape architects – is the result of the documental research done to the exhibition From National Stadium to Gulbenkian Garden.
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Landscape views from the Orient

This collection is composed by 518 photos (b&w) of landscapes and architecture, civil and religious from the 15th and 16th centuries, of different parts of Asia done in the Sixties of 20th century by the historian Francis Millet Rogers with a grant of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Due to copyright restrictions this collection is only available within the local network.
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