Sunday, September 5, 2010

Travelling Envelope - Group 8 * Churches

This travelling is from the portuguese community. This one was dedicated to chuches and i picked these 3 cards.

Our Lady of Grace in Vila Nova de Milfontes dates back from the early 19th century. It belonged to the Santiago Sword Order, whoose cross is engraved on the main door.

The Tábua Church is dedicated to St. Maria Maggiore. It was built in the 19th century to replace a previous temple that collapsed.

This church in Montemor-o-Velho, St. Mary of Alcaçova, is an invocation of Our Lady of Assumption. It was built in 1090 but reconstructions and additions over the centuries changed is primitive aspect.

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