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Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana (National Library of St Mark's)
  • Europe
  • Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana (National Library of St Mark's), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.1 x 20.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 7 15/16 in
  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.018
Description

Architectural view of the Library of St. Mark's with the column of San Todaro to its right. The library is a Renaissance building. The photo is only showing us the back corner of the large library, three arched walkways on the bottom floor and three arched windows on the second floor. On the tops of the arches on both floors are marble heads, lion head on the two outer arches and a man's head on the middle arch.