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N. 820,a Roma. Panorama dalla Cupola di S. Pietro. (St. Peter's Square, Vatican aerial view)
  • Europe
  • N. 820,a Roma. Panorama dalla Cupola di S. Pietro. (St. Peter's Square, Vatican aerial view), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Vatican City
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.027
Description

Aerial view of the plaza located directly in front of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, taken from the dome of St. Peter's. At the centre of the square is an Egyptian obelisk. The square is framed by colossal Tuscan colonnades.