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Basic contributions-individuals

Bruno Costa (webdesign)

Eduardo Marianinho (photos and facts-BV C.Malta)

J.Miragaia Tomás (several photos sources)

José Levita (photos and facts-BV Ajuda)

José Neto (photos BV Campo de Ourique)

Lucas Novo (photos and facts-BV Lisbonenses)

Luís M. Baptista (images and documentary sources)

Mário Ribeiro (photos and facts-BV Beato e Olivais)

Mónica A. D. Almeida (BSB historical background, images and documentary sources)

Ricardo Gomes (photos and facts-BV Cabo Ruivo)

Víctor Neto (VFDs documentary sources)



Basic contributions-entities

MBL-Museu do Bombeiro de Lisboa (RSB/CML)

Museu privativo dos BV Lisbonenses

LBP-Liga dos Bombeiros Portugueses



Subject-oriented assistance

Clube Delahaye (through Jean-Paul Tissot)

Plastic Artist Hugo Lami



Third Party images displayed over internet

Blog Restos de Colecção (courtesy of José Leite): http://blogsportugal.com/

Blog Expresso do Oriente: http://expressoriente.blogspot.pt/

Blog Szerinting: http://blogsportugal.com/blogue/szerinting-blogspot-com

Web-site Fotold: http://fotold.com/carros-antigos

Portal Bombeiros.PT: http://www.bombeiros.pt/

Facebook dos BV de Lisboa: https://www.facebook.com/BVL2102/

Facebook Viaturas Antigas dos Bombeiros de Portugal-grupo público:



Museu Automóvel do Caramulo (post card)

Photo signed by Jorge Brás

Photo signed by Luís Elias



Third Party images in publications

Book Manual do Sapador Bombeiro-Parte I; ed. CM de Lisboa; 1943

Book Centenário (1868-968); ed. BV Lisboa; 1968

Book Cem Anos (1910-2010); Sousa, José F. et al; ed. BV Lisbonenses; 2010




Additional/complementarity sources on this platform’s scope

Book Do exercício do fogo; Almeida, M. A. D. (Coord); ed Museu do Bombeiro (RSB); 1997

Journal Revista Municipal (CM de Lisboa)

Journal Boletim da LBP-Liga dos Bombeiros Portugueses

Commercial Flyer for H. Vaultier

Newspapers (editions of the period) Diário de Notícias, O Século, República

Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo






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