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Entrance del Popolo, Rome
Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)
Rome, Italy, Europe (Place created)
about 1860 - 1875
Albumen silver print
17.3 × 23.7 cm (6 13/16 × 9 5/16 in.)
A public square with an Egyptian obelisk in the center, covered in hieroglyphs. The obelisk is surrounded by small lion statues which act as fountains. There is a large gate beyond the obelisk with an arched gateway. The gate is topped with a sculpture of a star.