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Basilica di San Pietro

Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter’s is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and one of the largest churches in the world. St. Peter’s is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic sites. By Roman Catholic tradition, the basilica is the …

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Around the Florentine Cathedral

First inspection for the survey of the Cathedral, May 2017 Original shot taken with a Lomography Belair X 6-12 Trailblazer, 58mm lens, 6×12 format on Kodak T-Max 100 asa black and white film. Almost no post processing, just scanned.

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In sight of history

View of the city of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo with Ponte Vecchio (crossing the Arno river) on the left, Palazzo Vecchio in the centre and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore on the right, Florence, Tuscany, Italy Some background information: With about 400,000 residents in its city centre and …

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Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1963

Aerial view of Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, August 1963 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/31927A). It shows how the area looked before the construction of Eldon Square shopping centre in the late 1960s and 1970s. The image also shows Grey’s Monument and part of Grainger Market. (Copyright) We’re happy for you to …

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MODERN ARCHITECTURE (117) The Millennium Dome

Architecture – Modern This is a seventh series of buildings (some as photographed), glass panels, abstract shapes formed from buildings. Most are in London, although they could be any city. I have not named any building, nor have attempted to find Architects or Designers. I have just altered things to …

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