Photo, Print, Drawing Bom Jesus de Lapa.
About this Item
- Bom Jesus de Lapa.
- The Thereza Christina Maria collection is composed of 21,742 photos assembled by Emperor Pedro II (1825-91) throughout his life and donated by him to the National Library of Brazil. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects. It documents the achievements of Brazil and Brazilians in the 19th century and also includes many photographs of Europe, Africa, and North America. In 1868, photographer Augusto Riedel accompanied Luis Augusto, Duke of Saxe, son-in-law of Emperor Pedro II, on an expedition into the interior of Brazil. The expedition visited the sanctuary of Bom Jesus da Lapa in Bahia state. Francisco de Mendonca Mar founded the sanctuary in 1691 on a grotto-filled hill beside the São Francisco River. Over time, the area developed to include a hospital, a residence for the poor, and later a town, which also was known as Bom Jesus da Lapa.
- Riedel, Augusto, 1836-1877? Photographer.
Created / Published
- Capim Grosso, Brazil : [publisher not identified], [1868 to 1869]
- - Brazil--Bahia--Bom Jesus de Lapa
- - 1868 to 1869
- - Memory of the World
- - Rivers
- - Sanctuaries
- - São Francisco River
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 1 photo : albumin paper, black and white ; 22.2 x 28.6 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
- - Content in Portuguese.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
- Thereza Christina Maria Collection
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Chicago citation style:
Riedel, Augusto, ? Photographer. Bom Jesus de Lapa. Brazil Bom Jesus De Lapa Bahia, 1868. [Capim Grosso, Brazil: publisher not identified, to 1869] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669620/.
APA citation style:
Riedel, A. (1868) Bom Jesus de Lapa. Brazil Bom Jesus De Lapa Bahia, 1868. [Capim Grosso, Brazil: publisher not identified, to 1869] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021669620/.
MLA citation style:
Riedel, Augusto, ? Photographer. Bom Jesus de Lapa. [Capim Grosso, Brazil: publisher not identified, to 1869] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021669620/>.