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Milano Chiesa di S. Ambrogio. (Milan Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio)
  • Europe
  • Milano Chiesa di S. Ambrogio. (Milan Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Milan, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.550

A view of the hut-shaped facade of the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio from within the courtyard. Loggias form the perimeter of the courtyard and contain rib vaulted ceilings. The main facade consists of a two story loggia. The lower story contains arches of the same height. The upper story contains a pyramidal formation of arches – the middle arch being the tallest. A person stands under the second story middle arch. The bell towers are partially visible in this image.