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Basilica di San Marco facciata settentrionale (northern facade)
  • Europe
  • Basilica di San Marco facciata settentrionale (northern facade), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.1 x 19.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 7 13/16 in
  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.003
Description

Close up architectural view of a portion of the northern facade of the Basilica di San Marco. The marble facade has two orders, one on the ground floor with columns hugging the corners and religeous mosaics between the column groupings . The middle one is decorated with arches and more religeous mosaics. The second order forms a walkable terrace.