Official residence of Princess Isabel and the Count d'Eu till the Proclamation of the Republic.
It was built around 1853 by its first owner, Baron Pilar, in 1874 and leased to the Count d'Eu, who acquired it in 1876.
Princess Isabel, was eldest daughter of Emperor Dom Pedro II and Empress Dona Teresa Cristina and thus a member of the Brazilian branch of the House of Braganza (Portuguese: Bragança). Her first two children were born in this house. During her father's absences abroad, Isabel acted as regent. In her third and final regency, she actively promoted and ultimately signed a law, named Lei Áurea or the Golden Law, emancipating all slaves in Brazil. Her remains and of his husband are interred in Petrópolis Cathedral.
In this house stood D. Pedro II when it became aware of the military coup to established the Republic. And after November 15, 1889, came to be occupied by diplomatic delegations from various countries. Later, it housed schools. Registered by IPHAN retains neoclassical features.
He is currently the headquarters of Real Estate Company of Petrópolis and an Antiquarian, both owned by the Imperial Family.
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dta (63564) 2013-08-21 6:24
Ola Andre ,
Zxcellent framing and angle of view on this superb prange house . Nicely composed with the people and the palm trees on the right .
Noel_Byrne (21568) 2013-08-22 7:54
Really great perspective on this beautiful mansion, this view on it is ideal. The sense of depth in the shot is enhanced by your chosen view, and the colors really pop out!
Nice one, thanks
Cricri (101941) 2013-08-22 13:00
Intéressante note sur cette jolie demeure, bon cadrage en diagonale, les couleurs qui attire le regard, bonne profondeur de l'allée avec les personnes et les palmiers, belle présentation
adores (34738) 2013-09-05 18:14
A residência parece ser bem bonita e estar num sitio excelente. Gosto do pov e da composição, com a palmeira ao fundo e as pessoas. As cores estão muito boas!
- Copyright: Andre Bonavita (bona) (12315)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-18
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM, HOYA 67mm CIR-PL
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Petrópolis
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-21 5:58