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The Teófilo Rego Photo-Commercial Archive is a valuable photographic reference on Porto and Northern Portugal, made up of around 500,000 photographic species which, alongside his personal photographic work, brings together the commercial work carried out over almost five decades, and is one of the most representative of the cultural and industrial panorama of the northern region.

Part of the information found in this database makes up the outcome of the research project FAMEP - Photography, Modern Architecture and the “School of Oporto”: interpretations around Teófilo Rego Archive (PTDC/ATP-AQI/4805/2012) which is currently beeing undertaken by Arnaldo de Araújo Research Centre (FCT uRD 4041) of ESAP (Escola Superior Artística do Porto), in partnership with Casa da Imagem of Manuel Leão Foundation. These imagens include works by such architects as José Marques da Silva, João Andresen, Januário Godinho, Arnaldo Araújo, Luís Pádua Ramos, José Carlos Loureiro, Alfredo Viana de Lima, Agostinho Ricca or Rogério de Azevedo, among others. The photographs make up a set of around 3600 images recovered from, and contextualised with complementary information, allowing a vaster audience new readings and interpretations.