Photographer's Note

Tiles of the São Bento railway station: Henry the Navigator to the conquest of Ceuta. The São Bento railway station (Portuguese: Estação São Bento) is a railway station in the city of Porto in Portugal. This is one of the largest stations in the central town of the city. The building was inaugurated on 7 November 1896. The station is named after an ancient monastery located above where the current station was built. The monastery of São Bento was called Ave Maria. The walls of the hall of the station are covered with tiles, earthenware famous Portuguese. These represent many scenes of northern Portugal, as well as historical scenes.

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Additional Photos by Jean Philippe TUR (tenretin) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 7 N: 394] (2966)
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