city gates; city walls; history museums; commemoratives; plaques (flat objects)
1561-1565; courtyard begun 1853; outer face 1868-1869
Image: March 13, 2019
Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy
Commentary: The relationship of the present gate to Michelangelo's design(s) is uncertain. It appears very different from the image presented on a contemporary medal.
Scene of the breach of the Porta Pia in September 1870, when Italian troops captured Rome.