Photos from the collection italia

Castello Sforzesco, Milan

"Betrayed and arrested by his nephew and son-in-law Gian Galeazzo, Bernabò Visconti stayed in the fortress, which was used also as a prison, for 19 days. Bernabò died in the Trezzo Castle in 1395. The last of the Visconti, Filippo Maria, continued with the building of a bridge between the two parts of the fortress […]

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Forza Italia

Supporters waiting for the leader of an Italian political party at the opening of a new gallery exhibition of Picasso’s work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forza_Italia

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a covered double arcade (two arcades intersecting in an octagon) sited on the northern side of the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, connecting to the Piazza della Scala. Named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of united Italy, it was orginally designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe […]

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Hommage to Sieff

I would’ve asked Jo to strip off, but it was February and I’m not that cruel :-) www.jeanloupsieff.com

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The green bronze doors of the Duomo (cathedral) in Milan are rubbed smooth in a few places, where the fingertips of millions of visitors have worked the green patina away. Here, a representation of what appears to be the baby Jesus has been made faceless.

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A homeless woman watches preparations for carnival in the main cathedral square.

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