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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Venice' 1857

Albumen print | 16.0 x 26.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081534

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Photograph of a painting showing a view of Venice. The Punta della Dogana, or Old Customs House, is located in the middle ground. There are boats and water in the foreground extending to the background, effectively surrounding the Customs House.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

    After a work attributed to Edward William Cooke (1811-80) (artist)

  • 16.0 x 26.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Veneto [Italy]
            • Venice [Veneto]
              • Punta della Dogana [Venice]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
          • Ships