Carmo Church, Porto, Portugal


  • Date
    10/5/1996 (creation)
Related person
Timothy H. Crowther (photographer)
Date
18th century
Description
The Carmo Church in Porto exemplifies the exterior use of 'azulejos' tiles common in Portugual during the 18th century. Azulejos are glazed pottery tiles that are usually painted in bright colors with floral or other patterns and used on Spanish, Portuguese, and Central and South American buildings. Keywords: Portugal, Iglesia do Carmo, rocaille, ceremonial and/or religious structures, Jose Figueiredo Seixas. Submitted by Timothy Crowther, recipient of the 2005 Whitaker Travelling Fellowship.
Style/Period
18th Century (1700 - 1799 CE)
Baroque
Material
ceramic tile