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Title
Porta Pia; Historical Museum of the Bersaglieri
Pius IX plaque
Exterior
Detail View
Work Type
city gates; city walls; history museums; commemoratives; plaques (flat objects)
Date
1561-1565; courtyard begun 1853; outer face 1868-1869
Image: March 13, 2019
Location
Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy
Description
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.
Source
Photographer: Upton, Dell
Rights
Dell Upton
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
Pius IX insc_1240.jpg
SSID
25354508

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