project is part of CICE
–Interpretation Centre for the Municipality of Évora – being it self also, a CME
contribution, towards EDD – Évora Digital District.
The project will be realised through
achievement of the following main objectives: digitization of a set of images
from Évora that are held by the Municipal Photographic Archives, in order to
create a database to make publicly available, low resolution images for
web/online use. Such an undertaking implied former cleaning, treatment and
restoration of all the original species as well as the implementation of a
specific database to allow both free and crossed research, via author, category,
date and description.
At the moment more than 1200 pictures are already available, covering a wide
variety a subjects such as urbanization, arts and heritage, ethnography, sports,
equipments and economical activities, as well as portraits – the oldest ones
dating from the mid-19th century.
Moreover this collection includes pictures from both professional and amateur
photographers from Évora or residing here, namely Pereira
& Prostes, José Pedro Braga Passaporte, Inácio Caldeira, José António Barbosa,
José Monteiro Serra, António Passaporte, Gama Freixo, Eduardo Nogueira, David
Freitas, Marcolino Silva, among others.