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Chateau de Sintra, Portugal
14 x 19 cm
Centro PortuguÍs de Fotografia
Reference code: PT/CPF/CNF/001721
(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.