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Roma. S. Maria degli Angeli, Interno (Rome. Interior of Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs)
  • Europe
  • Roma. S. Maria degli Angeli, Interno (Rome. Interior of Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Rome, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.289
Description

An interior view of the altar of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs. The altar lies underneath a large barrel vault. Colossal columns, as well as pilasters, line the walls of the entrance to the altar area. The basilica is Renaissance in style. A sign reading "Regina Angelorum et Martyrum" is carved in a stone banner on the arch of the vault.