Friday, July 25, 2014

Holy Water Font


Church of Our Lady of Victory at downtown Lisbon
The original building (1556) collapsed after the 1755 Earthquake. Reconstruction took place between 1765 and 1824.

13 comments:

Tanya Breese said...

lisbon has the best tiles...just beautiful!

TexWisGirl said...

pretty.

bailey-road.com said...

Gorgeous tile work.

Sylvia K said...

Magnificent old fountain and a superb capture as always, Jose! Hope you enjoy a great weekend!!

Sharon Anck said...

Beautiful tile work on those walls.

VP said...

Impressive, elegant and well rebuilt!

RedPat said...

Fabulous tiles as usual! It looks a bit different than Our Lady of Victory church here. ;-)

William Kendall said...

Beautiful tiles, and the space at the font feels quite dignified.

Randy said...

Very beautiful.

Lowell said...

A very special place for believers. And very beautiful, too.

Jack said...

It is very beautiful, though I would not want to baptize anyone I know with water from that font.

Rhodesia said...

There are some beautiful place in Portugal ans this is one of them. Diane

ladyfi said...

How gorgeous!