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Porta Paglio - Verona (Porta Palio - Verona)
  • Europe
  • Porta Paglio - Verona (Porta Palio - Verona), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Verona, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.393
Description

A view of the Porta Palio. Renaissance in style, the gate was built into the medieval wall surrounding Verona. The gate contains three portals. The doorways are separated by double engaged columns. Above each entrance is a high relief bust portrait of a soldier.