Magnificent Portuguese Empire Recamier/Daybed | From a unique collection of antique and modern chaises longues at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/seating/chaises-longues/

Portuguese Empire Recamier/Daybed of Aristocratic Property

For Sale on - Magnificently designed and detailed Portuguese Empire recamier/daybed in mahogany on pine. Voluted sides ending in giltwood swan heads.

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

Dolls World Princess Collection Portuguese

Dolls World Princess Collection Portuguese

Part of the Dolls of the World Princess Collection Princess of the Portuguese Empire Barbie doll wears a glorious jacquard and burgundy velvet gown inspired by Renaissance fashion. A delicate cap of .

Portuguese Empire

The Portuguese Empire (Portuguese: Império Português), also known as the Portuguese Overseas (Ultramar Português), was the first global empire in history. In addition, it was the longest-lived of the modern European colonial empires, spanning almost six c

The Portuguese Empire at its maximum extent.´ In red, territories once part of the Empire. In blue, sea lanes under Portuguese influence and control. In pink, claimed territories once part of the Portuguese Empire. The Portuguese Empire, also known as the Portuguese Overseas, was the 1st Global Empire in History, starting in 1415 with the conquest of Ceuta, over 500 years after Portugal’s foundation in 868. In addition, it was the longest-lived of the modern European colonial empires…

TIL that the Portuguese Empire ended only 18 years ago with the handover of Macau to China and that makes the Portuguese empire one of the largest and longest-lived empires in world history

Portuguese Empire:  Brazilian Beauty 23" OOAK handpainted my twinn / My Twinn doll in black/gold late colonial period dress by SewUniqueDolls on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/126797962/portuguese-empire-brazilian-beauty-23

Portuguese Empire: Brazilian Beauty OOAK handpainted MyTwinn doll in black/gold late colonial period dress

Diogo do Couto (1542 – 1616) was a Portuguese historian of the Portuguese empire in Asia

Diogo do Couto (1542 – 1616) was a Portuguese historian of the Portuguese empire in Asia

n the 16th and 17th centuries, the Portuguese Empire of the East or Estado da Índia ("State of India") included possessions in all the Asian Subcontinents, East Africa, and Pacific.

n the and centuries, the Portuguese Empire of the East or Estado da Índia ("State of India") included possessions in all the Asian Subcontinents, East Africa, and Pacific.

Estação Ferroviária de Porto - São Bento – Wikipédia, a ... pt.wikipedia.org220 × 144Pesquisar por imagens Painel de azulejos no interior da Estação, retratando o Infante D. Henrique na conquista de Ceuta.

Estação Ferroviária de Porto - São Bento – Wikipédia, a ... pt.wikipedia.org220 × 144Pesquisar por imagens Painel de azulejos no interior da Estação, retratando o Infante D. Henrique na conquista de Ceuta.

Portuguese map of Western Africa - 16th century

Portuguese map of Western Africa - 16th century

The 100th Anniversary Postage Stamp of Ultramar Português (Portuguese Empire): Macau, 1953

The Anniversary Postage Stamp of Ultramar Português (Portuguese Empire): Macau, 1953

Afonso de Albuquerque, second Portuguese Governor in India (1453-1515)

Afonso de Albuquerque, second Portuguese Governor in India (1453-1515)

Periplo A. Raposo Tavares - Portuguese Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bandeirantes were crucial in Portuguese exploration, colonization, and pacification of the Brazilian interior.

A partida de Vasco da Gama para a Índia em 1497 - Portuguese Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vasco da Gama Shipwreck Discovered at remote island in the .

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