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Porta della Carta e Scorcio Chiesa S. Marco (Porta della Carta and a glimpse of St. Mark's Basilica)
  • Europe
  • Porta della Carta e Scorcio Chiesa S. Marco (Porta della Carta and a glimpse of St. Mark's Basilica), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.360
Description

An exterior view of the Porta della Carta and a glimpse of Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark. A portrait statue of the Doge and the winged lion of St. Mark surmount the doorway of the Porta della Carta. On the right side of the Porta is the Palazzo Ducale, as indicated by the two story portico. On the left is an exterior arcade of St. Mark's Basilica.