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Collection “Madeira – Photographic Memories

Catalogue No. 4 by Charles Courtney Shaw

ABM introduces the 4th Edition of the catalogue’s collection Madeira – Photographic Memories – Photographs of Madeira by Charles Courtney Shaw (from 1920 to the 40s)”. The catalogue has a Portuguese and English version and it’s available at ABM’s Shop and at the Regional Department for Culture, in Funchal.

Noteworthy that Madeira, through its Photograph Museum – Atelier Vicente’s (former Photographia – “Vicentes” Museum), holds a documentary heritage of great relevance within the panorama of Europe’s Photograph History. The collection gathers the activity of several local photographers, professionals and amateurs.

The new catalogue joins other three already released with photographs by Alexander Lamont Henderson, 1906 (no. 1); João Anacleto Rodrigues, 1891-1943 (No. 2) and Aloísio César de Bettencourt, 1872-1895 (no. 3).

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen

A Poet in gestures and in life

Bibliographic display

To celebrate the birth centenary of the Portuguese Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, ABM promotes a bibliographic exhibition in its General Reading Room.

Biography information and a wide selection of the author’s works, including several first editions are available on this display.

There’s also an area targeted to the younger ones with children’s stories and a documentary screening. Until the 30th of November.

Madeira – Photographic Memories

Madeira, through its recently reopened Madeira Photograph Museum – Atelier Vicente’s (former Photographia – “Vicentes” Museum), holds a documentary heritage of great relevance within the panorama of Europe’s Photograph History. The collection gathers the activity of several local photographers, professionals and amateurs.

The collection Madeira – Photographic Memories is a set of catalogues both in Portuguese and English, seeking to bring to a greater audience the acquaintance towards significant parts of this unique heritage as well as to offer albums of photograph history.

As for now it’s possible to purchase three of those albums, which show photographs of Madeira by various photographers on various dates such as: Alexander Lamont Henderson, 1906 (no. 1); João Anacleto Rodrigues, 1891-1943 (No. 2); Aloísio César de Bettencourt, 1872-1895 (no. 3).

These may be purchased at ABM’s Shop and at the Regional Department for Culture, in Rua dos Ferreiros – Funchal.