Monday, April 13, 2009

Who needs a hat?



This store has 114 years, is of the time when everybody used hats! In 1895, its address was the corner of the street of the Jewellers with the street of the Mental Hospital! Amazing!

Esta loja tem 114 anos, é do tempo em que todo mundo usava chapéus! Em 1895, seu endereço era esquina da rua dos Ourives com rua do Hospício! Fantástico!

5 comments:

  1. And they still sell enough today to keep the business going? Wow.

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  2. In the window at the other side we can see the other things for sale ... shirts, blouses, pajamas, nightdresses...

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  3. Stores like this have all but disappeared here.

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  4. Hi Marieloupe. Thanks for visiting us at the Egypt Experience. Lovely to find your blog all about Brazil.... lovely pics.... I'll definitely be back to have another look. I don't know much about your country at all so always interested to read more. Thanks and regards

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  5. Lovely window shop! Very tasteful!:)

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