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Facciata di S. Petronio Fotogr. dell'Emilia Bologna.
  • Pietro Poppi
    1833–1914 (active 1866–1907)
    active: Italy
  • Facciata di S. Petronio Fotogr. dell'Emilia Bologna., late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Bologna, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.299
Description

Frontal view of the facade of the Basilica of San Petronio. Italian Gothic in style, the facade is partially finished. A brick structure comprises the upper half of the building, while the lower half is faced in marble. Statues and ornate designs adorn the marble half of the facade.