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 - Forte do Pico - 1888 Funchal - São Lourenço Palace and Avenida Zarco - 1889 Funchal - Construction of Avenida do Mar 1 - 1888

Industry and Trade

Industry and Trade - Fisherman shows a Tuna that had swallowed a Black Scabbard Fish - 1920 Industry and Trade - Wine transportation on an ox cart - 1919 Industry and Trade - Fishermen and boats in Funchal - 1926

Funchal 1900-1910

Funchal 1900-1910 - Toboggans ride down Monte - 1900 Funchal 1900-1910 - Funchal Bay 3 - 1900 Funchal 1900-1910 - Landing ship at Funchal Harbour - 1900

People

People - Family gathering in Santo da Serra - 1935 People - ‘Lavadeiras’: Women who washed clothes - 1945 People - Madeiran Festival - 1935

Transportation

Transportation - Family tour - 1935 Transportation - Avenida Arriaga already a busy road Transportation - Terreiro da Luta Restaurant & Train Station - 1912

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