Madeira Island was already a popular tourism destination in the 1800s. Browse through our rich selection of images and capture great moments from the olden days.

 

Funchal

Funchal - Funchal Harbour - 1890 Funchal - Funchal City Entrance - 1890 Funchal - Funchal City Entrance - 1850

Industry and Trade

Industry and Trade - ‘Bomboteiros’ (traders) 12 - 1936 Industry and Trade - ‘Bomboteiros’ (traders) 6 - 1950 Industry and Trade - ‘Borracheiros’ pouring grape juice

Funchal 1900-1910

Funchal 1900-1910 - The Cathedral tower – 1900 Funchal 1900-1910 - Toboggan ride down Monte - 1900 Funchal 1900-1910 - Funchal Bay 5 - 1900

People

People - Madeira typical costumes - CG Smith - 1842 People - Madeira typical costume - 1940 People - Religious Festival in Caniço

Transportation

Transportation - Railroad view from Monte to Funchal’s Bay - 1916 Transportation - Monte toboggan ride 4 Transportation - The Monte train - 1891

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