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 - São Lourenço Palace and Avenida Zarco - 1889 Funchal - Construction of Avenida do Mar 1 - 1888 Funchal - Funchal 2 - 1860

Industry and Trade

Industry and Trade - ‘Bomboteiros’ (traders) 11 Industry and Trade - Fishing boats in Câmara de Lobos Industry and Trade - ‘Bomboteiros’ (traders) 12 - 1936

Funchal 1900-1910

Funchal 1900-1910 - Funchal Bay - 1901 Funchal 1900-1910 - Ox cart with tourists - 1900 Funchal 1900-1910 - The Cathedral tower – 1900

People

People - Florists - 1930 People - Family at Lido Pool - 1930's People - Tourists having coffee on a terrace - 1900

Transportation

Transportation - Postcard of the train arriving at Monte Station Transportation - Monte train postcard Transportation - In 1950 an ox cart still gives the taxis a run for their money

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