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Wenceslau Cifka 
Chateau de Sintra, Portugal 
1848 
  
Daguerreotype 
14 x 19 cm 
  
Centro PortuguÍs de Fotografia 
Reference code: PT/CPF/CNF/001721 
  
 
LL/62071 
  
(Ricardo Grosso, Facebook, The Daguerreian Society, 23 October 2015) Made in 1848 by Vaclav Cifka the 1st official photographer of the portuguese royal house and a close friend of king Fernando II.
 
This daguerreotype was made in Sintra, a small town close to Lisbon, and shows the construction works on Pena Palace, a new summer residence of the royal family on the top of Sintra's Hill. 
 

 
  
 
  
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