booking required

Botanic and numismatic I

Free admission

We will present some of the exotic products that came to Lisbon during the 16th century and contributed to the prosperity and fame of the kingdom’s capital

We will present some of the exotic products that came to Lisbon during the 16th century and contributed to the prosperity and fame of the kingdom’s capital. We will give special emphasis to the products that were highly desired by foreign collectors, such as sea coconuts and ‘unicorn horns’, as well as the rare oriental spices and commodities.
Participants will have samples of all the products presented at their disposal for on-site study.

Information

Botanic and numismatic

by Luís Mendonça de Carvalho

 

Saturday, 25th of March, at 10.30 a.m. (150 min.)

Trade in Spices and Exotic Products in Renaissance Lisbon

Saturday, 8th of April, at 10.30 a.m. (150 min.)

Silk and the Vegetable Lamb of Tartary, or a Short History of Natural Fibres

Saturday, 22th of April, at 10.30 a.m. (150 min.)

Art and Matter – Resins Gums Pigments Oils Woods

 

For adults and young people (over 14 years of age)

Only in Portuguese 

Advance booking required

For more informations contact us at info@museudodinheiro.pt or +351 213 213 240

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