The Bridge of Sighs over the Rio di Palazzo at Venice, Italy

The Bridge of Sighs over the Rio di Palazzo at Venice, Italy. The photographer is looking north-by-west along the Rio di Palazzo showing a gondola in midstream having passed under the Ponte dei Sospiri, also known as the Bridge of Sighs. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars and connects the New Prison (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace which is on the left. A vertical format negative.

Object Details

ID: P95997
Collection: Historic Photographs
Type: Sheet film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Marine Photo Service
Date made: 1930-1939
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Waterline Collection
Measurements: Overall: 164 mm x 117 mm

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