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Piazza di San Pietro (St. Peter's Square)
  • Europe
  • Piazza di San Pietro (St. Peter's Square), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Vatican City
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.282
Description

A raised view of St. Peter's Square. Designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the piazza is Baroque in style. The Egyptian obelisk is towards the left of center in the picture frame. A front view of the main facade of St. Peter's Basilica is visible.