The Photography Archive hosts over 50,000 original images, recorded as mono- and polychrome negatives and slides. The collection illustrates themes of both Physical and Human Geography, in several regions around the world, with a particular emphasis on Portugal and the former colonies.

Professors Orlando Ribeiro’s and Suzanne Daveau’s collections are a highlight, with a large number of images and wide variety of topics, combining relevant material and a particular artistic sensitivity.

The Photo Archive also includes a large collection of aerial photographs at various scales.

For more information on image access and copy requirements, please contact the Photo Library officers.

Opening hours: Thursdays – 14:00 to 17:00 (Closed in August)

Image request form for academic and scientific purposes

Science Officer: Francisco Roque de Oliveira
Technical Officer: Sandra Domingues

Further information